Posts tagged with 'nelson mandela'
23 December 2013 by Dickie
The Long Walk continues. Hello, it is always hard to write the final blog of the year. Like previous years for the Museum, 2013 has been a bit of a whirlwind. Read more…
16 December 2013 by Zachary
Nelson ‘Madiba’ Mandela, freedom fighter and former President of South Africa, was returned to his ancestral home of Qunu yesterday for a burial ceremony that was broadcast all over the world.
When Nelson Mandela appeared for sentencing in the South African Supreme Court on charges of treason in 1962, he wore a traditional Xhosa beaded costume as an expression of contempt and resistance against the illegitimate proceedings against him. This was captured in a famous picture by Eli Weinberg.