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Accompanied by a copy of the book David Goldblatt (1982) In Boksburg, The South African Photographic Gallery: 1, The Gallery Press, Cape Town, signed by the artist and numbered 36/50.
"Child with a replica of a Zulu hut at the Voortrekker Monument, on the Day of the Covenant. This day commemorated the vow taken by the Voortrekkers before the Battle of Blood River, that if God gave them victory over the Zulus, they would always keep this as a day of thanksgiving."1
1. Stevenson, [Online], Available: http://archive.stevenson.info/exhibitions/goldblatt/afrikaners/afrikaners61.htm [10 February 2020]
Stevenson, Cape Town, David Goldblatt: Some Afrikaners Revisited, 24 October to 25 November 2006.
Another example from the edition in the permanent collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
David Goldblatt (1975) David Goldblatt: Some Afrikaners Photographed, Germany: Steidl Publishers.