Lot #183
Nelson Mandela Oversized Signed Photograph

Impressive oversized color portrait inscribed to his attorney
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Estimate: $2500+


Impressive oversized color portrait inscribed to his attorney

Wonderful color semi-glossy 11.25 x 16.25 portrait of the revered South African president, signed and inscribed in silver ink, "To Priscilla Jana, Best wishes to a highly competent & impressive public figure. N. Mandela, 5. 12. 96." In fine condition, with light scattered creasing. This photo was a birthday gift to Mandela's lawyer, Priscilla Jana, his esteemed council who represented him in proceedings to gain an order of protection for Mandela's children against harassment by the state. Jana also represented notable figures like Thabo Mbecki, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Walter Sisulu, and later served as South Africa's ambassador to Ireland and the Netherlands. A superb portrait of the South African revolutionary in the midst of his tenure as president. This is the largest color photograph of Mandela that we have offered. Ex. Priscilla Jana, Clarkes Africana, South Africa.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021

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