Mar 11, 2021 - Sale 2561

Sale 2561 - Lot 406

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
A collection of 6 images depicting Nelson Mandela's public appearances in Detroit during his American tour in June, 1990.
Chromogenic press prints, the images measuring 9x13 inches (22.9x33 cm.), and smaller, the sheets slightly larger, each with the handwritten caption Nelson Mandela Tour, in ink, and a date hand stamp, and some with a newspaper clipping, on verso; one duplicate. 1990

Additional Details

Mandela traveled to America just three months after his release from prison to further encourage the American government and leading business figures to keep economic pressures on the Government of South Africa while Apartheid legislation was still in place. He visited eight different American cities during his stay.