Item 17.1.13 - PFP workers react to the loss of Progressive Federal Party (PFP) seats

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ZA AFRAPIX AP5-17-17.1-17.1.13


PFP workers react to the loss of Progressive Federal Party (PFP) seats


  • 1987-05-06 (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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Shocked Progressive Federal Party (PFP) workers react to the news of the loss of another PFP constituency to the National Party (NP) as results were broadcast over national television. The PFP lost a total of six seats in the whites only election, as well as their status as the official opposition in Parliament. Johannesburg 6 May 1987.

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Photographer: © Eric Miller
Permission to use the photograph for publication has to be obtained from the photographer / AFRAPIX.

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