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Colour Photographic Print
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Branded_id 199_131
Location Hilton College
Orientation landscape
Description Small children sit on the grass in the winter sunshine at 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 attend 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
Media Id 199_131
Pixel Size 3704 x 2497
Ingestion_path African National Congress Digital Archive/ANC Collections/Prints/Nelson Mandela Papers/Photographs Album/Raw/ALBUM019
Title Colour Photographic Print
Royalty Free no
Country South Africa
Property Release PR-NON
Province KwaZulu-Natal
Imported 1323334395
Populated 1
Dpi 600
Model Release MR-NON
Keywords Nelson Mandela, president, philanthropist, 78th birthday, celebration, children living with disability, Nelson Mandela Children's Fund
City Pietermaritzburg
Browse_path African National Congress Digital Archive/ANC Collections/Prints/Nelson Mandela Papers/Photographs Album/Raw/ALBUM019
Media Type image
Subcollections ALBUM019
Media_id 199_131
Pixel_size 3704 x 2497
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