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The Mandela Freedom Festival took place on Granby Fields, Toxteth, Liverpool on Sunday 17 July 1988. This authorised limited edition poster commemorates the 70th birthday of Nelson Mandela. The poster shows a collage image of the faces of Nelson and Winnie Mandela featured on the continent of Africa, along with people demonstrating to show solidarity with the Black population of South Africa during its apartheid era

Object specifics

  • Title
    Mandela Freedom Festival!
  • Accession no.
    ISM.2011.3.2
  • Type
    Poster
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Merseyside: Liverpool: Toxteth
  • Date made
    1988
  • Materials
    Paper
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Measurements
    560 mm x 402 mm; 22 1/16 in x 15 13/16 in
  • Collection
    From the International Slavery Museum collections
Object view = Social History
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