Fonds A3384 - Juergen Schadeberg, Photographs of Nelson Mandela

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Juergen Schadeberg, Photographs of Nelson Mandela


  • 1952 - 1994 (Creation)

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4 large-format, high resolution fine art digital prints (Giclée)

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(1931 -)

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Juergen Schadeberg is a South African photographer. He worked for the DRUM magazine in the 1950s and later became a freelancer. He was forced to leave South Africa in 1964.

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The photographic prints were donated by the photographer Juergen Schadeberg in 2014.

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Juergen Schadeberg took a number of photographs of Nelson Mandela during the 1950s, and also after his release from Robben Island and during his time as the first democratically elected President of the Republic of South Africa.

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Copyright Juergen Schadeberg

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All prints have been signed by Juergen Schadeberg, with further description on the reverse side of each print.

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