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Field Visit

Date 2 August 1999

Event ID 612258

Category Recording

Type Field Visit


Sculpture of a standing woman, dressed in knee-length dress, headscarf and shoes, with her right arm around a boy who cowers at her side. Behind them, four corrugated metal sheets lean against a thin vertical pole. All are placed on a thin plain bronze base.

Inscriptions : On bronze plaque in front of sculpture (incised letters):'WOMAN and CHILD' / Erected by The City of Edinburgh District Council. / To honour all those killed or imprisoned / for their stand against apartheid. / Unveiled 22 July 1986 by Suganya Chetty. / Sculpted by Ann Davidson. / 'VICTORY IS CERTAIN' / .EDINBURGH. / THE CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL.

Signatures : None

Design period : 1985-1986

Year of unveiling : 1986

Unveiling details : Unveiled 22 July 1986 by Mrs Suganya Chetty (member of the ANC but living in exile in Edinburgh)

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0021)

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