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Ida Mtwana: National Heritage Project mock-ups

Desktop2 - CopyVery few documented images of Ida Mtwana 1903-1960, first elected president of the ANC Women’s League and “Youth Leaguer, moving spirit among women, orator and heckler.”

longstamp“When you strike a woman, you strike a rock! ” A line from one of the freedom songs sung by the women of the ANC Womens Leaugue and which is embossed into the fabric on the piece.

 

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An example of the Home Affairs stamps in the ‘Dompas’ or pass book that people of colour were forced to carry during the Apartheid era. The statue has a stamp embossed into her hand.

 

1-Ida DrawingsDrawings for the dancing pose.

 

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Presenting the plasticine maquette of Ida

 

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