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Colour Photographic Print
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Model Release MR-NON
Imported 1323334381
Populated 1
Dpi 600
Media Type image
Subcollections ALBUM019
Keywords Nelson Mandela, president, philanthropist, 78th birthday, celebration, children living with disability, Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, wheelchairs
City Pietermaritzburg
Browse_path African National Congress Digital Archive/ANC Collections/Prints/Nelson Mandela Papers/Photographs Album/Raw/ALBUM019
Media Id 199_127
Description Children in wheelchairs and dressed in new, red outfits that they have been given, are accompanied by their carers to the 78th birthday celebration of the President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela. More than 2,000 children who are living with disability in disadvantaged communities across the county have been invited to the day-long birthday extravaganza being held on the 17th July 1996 on the grounds of Hilton College near Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. In advance of today's festivities, the invited children have been examined and treated by a team of orthopaedic specialists and physiotherapists. Many of them have been given life-changing wheelchairs. The event has the backing of the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund. Nelson Mandela was born on the 18th July 1918 in Mvezo, a small village in the Eastern Cape.
Creation_date 1996-07-17T00:00:00
Pixel Size 2528 x 3728
Branded_id 199_127
Location Hilton College
Orientation portrait
Royalty Free no
Property Release PR-NON
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
Ingestion_path African National Congress Digital Archive/ANC Collections/Prints/Nelson Mandela Papers/Photographs Album/Raw/ALBUM019
Title Colour Photographic Print
Model_release MR-NON
Media_type image
Media_id 199_127
Pixel_size 2528 x 3728
Royalty_free no
Property_release PR-NON