Loading

Nelson Mandela recounts 1977 media visit to Robben Island

photographer Matthew Willman on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Foundation2004-08-13

Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

Nelson Mandela holds an image featuring himself and fellow Robben Island prisoners Andimba Toivo ja Toivo and Justice Mpanza. He recalled when in 1977, his 13th year of incarceration, South African prison authorities allowed a number of journalists to visit Robben Island. The intention was to persuede the outside world that the conditions were not as bad as widely believed.

Show lessRead more

Details

  • Title: Nelson Mandela recounts 1977 media visit to Robben Island
  • Creator: photographer Matthew Willman on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Foundation
  • Date Created: 2004-08-13
  • Rights: Copyright held by the Nelson Mandela Foundation
  • Reference code: 1.2.3.1.2004_Matthew Willman 108
  • Originals location: Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
  • Extent and Medium: 1 x colour digital photograph

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile