Series 1.8-48 - Miguel Ribeiro Collection, 1990.02.11, Cape Town: [1Photographic Print]

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Miguel Ribeiro Collection, 1990.02.11, Cape Town: [1Photographic Print]


  • 1990-02-11 (Creation)

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1 x Photographic Print, 420 x 300 mm

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Biographical history

Archival history

Mr Ribeiro donated the photo to Sello Hatang during Hatang's visit to Portugal. The Nelson Mandela Foundation digitised the photo. Upon further contact with Mr Ribeiro, he donated a second digital photo of the same event but taken from a different angle.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Miguel Ribeiro to the Nelson Mandela Foundation

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Scope and content

Nelson Mandela delivering his first speech after releasing from prison from the balcony of Cape Town City Hall, signed by the photographer.

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NMF Negatives and Photos and Collection Inventory

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Conditions governing access

Access by permission of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Some materials may contain personal or confidential information. Access to these materials may be restricted as stipulated by legislation, Archives policy, or the donor. Please consult the archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction

Not copyrighted to the NMF but granted permission to use for NMF purposes. External reproduction with the express permission of the copyright holder. ©Miguel Ribeiro. Upon written approval, collection item(s) can only be used once for the purpose stated and approved in the request. Collection item should not be shared with third parties nor commercially or personally archived. Copyright and source credits must be cited when exhibiting/publishing and additionally embedded for online use.

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1 Photographic print

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NMF Negatives and Prints Collection Inventory

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Existence and location of originals

NMF Archive drawer ME01/01

Existence and location of copies

A Digital copy and one additional photograph can be found on CD#0291 in the archive: 1.10.10

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NMF Negatives and Prints Collection has a photographic print of the same event but by another photographer: 1.8-49, NMF Archive drawer ME 01/01

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Accession record number: NMAP 2014/30

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Description updated by Tshabalala, Lerato




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