Mandela House at Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa 2013

Photos from Mandela house and Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa in May 2013
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Home at last. Madiba welcomed by his Rhodesian ridgeback. Photo print on the wall  in Mandela House, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Madiba welcomed by his Rhodesian ridgeback. Photo print on the wall in Mandela House, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Today Antoinette Sithole, sister of the first victim of Soweto uprising is working as a tour guide in  Museum and Memorial Site dedicated to her brother. Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. © Miikka Järvinen 2013

Today Antoinette Sithole, sister of the first victim of Soweto uprising is working as a tour guide in Museum and Memorial Site dedicated to her brother.

Hector Pieterson Memorial Site dedicated to the first victim in Soweto uprising in 1976, unveiled by Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 16.6.1992. Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. © Miikka Järvinen 2013

Hector Pieterson Memorial Site dedicated to the first victim in Soweto uprising in unveiled by Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Mandela House is famous visiting spot in South Western Township aka Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. Nelson Mandela lived in this very same house during the years 1946-1961. In 1999 the house was declared a national monument. © Miikka Järvinen 2013

Mandela House is famous visiting spot in South Western Township aka Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. Nelson Mandela lived in this very same house during the years In 1999 the house was declared a national monument.

“That night I returned with Winnie to No. 8115 in Orlando West. It was only then that I knew in my heart I had left prison. For me No. 8115 was the centre point of my world, the place marked with an X in my mental geography.” Nelson Mandela, The Long Walk to Freedom. Tile in the wall of Mandela house, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. © Miikka Järvinen 2013

“That night I returned with Winnie to No. 8115 in Orlando West. It was only then that I knew in my heart I had left prison. For me No. 8115 was the centre point of my world, the place marked with an X in my mental geography.” Nelson Mandela, The Long Walk to Freedom. Tile in the wall of Mandela house, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. © Miikka Järvinen 2013

First victim of Soweto uprising. Hector Pieterson was only 13 years old when he was shot dead by South African police 16.6.1976. This photo taken by photographer Samuel Nzima became a symbol of uprising. Schoolgirl running on the left is Antoinette Sithole, sister of Hector. Memorial on the yard of Hector Pieterson Museum in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. © Miikka Järvinen 2013

First victim of Soweto uprising. Hector Pieterson was only 13 years old when he was shot dead by South African police 16.6.1976. This photo taken by photographer Samuel Nzima became a symbol of uprising. Schoolgirl running on the left is Antoinette Sithole, sister of Hector. Memorial on the yard of Hector Pieterson Museum in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. © Miikka Järvinen 2013

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela b 18.7.2013. Painted portrait in Mandela House, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela b Painted portrait in Mandela House, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Nelson Mandela, freedom fighter and the first president of democratic post-apartheid South Africa 1994-1999. Trophies in Mandela House, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. © Miikka Järvinen 2013

Nelson Mandela, freedom fighter and the first president of democratic post-apartheid South Africa Trophies in Mandela House, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.


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