Item 14.4.19 - Soldiers at the Bathurst Show organised by Grahamstown Battalion

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ZA AFRAPIX AP5-14-14.4-14.4.19


Soldiers at the Bathurst Show organised by Grahamstown Battalion


  • 1987-04 (Creation)

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1 photograph, b/w

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Afrapix was a collective agency of amateur and professional photographers who documented Apartheid South Africa through their photographs in the 1980s. At its height there were 20 members, and up to 60 "stringers" which had an affiliation and would do projects for Afrapix.

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AL2547 - The Original SAHA Photograph Collection

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Soldiers holding guns walk past a wall with graffiti of a swastika above Botha's name. The Grahamstown Battalion celebrates 75th Anniversary SADF and the 25th Anniversary of the Grahamstown Battalion.

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Photographer: © Steve Hilton-Barber
Permission to use the photograph for publication has to be obtained from the photographer / AFRAPIX

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The background appears to show a township

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