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DLA00110_5
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Colour Components 1
Country Mozambique
Description The Spence family home is on the cliff tops overlooking the harbour entrance, Bay of Maputo. During the civil war the Spence family was forced out of the home by the new government without recompense. It then became a holiday home for President Samora Michel and since his death at the hands of the South African Defense Force, has become a national monument in Mozambique. It is now a base for an NGO caring for street children. The Spence family have made an attempt to get the home back but have been in two minds as to what to do with it, since it is a base for serving the poor. They have not as yet been successful as the red tape is great. The colonial history of Africa is full of stories of unfair gain and loss
Property Release PR-NON
Creation_date 2004-10-01T00:00:00
Bit Depth 8
Model Release MR-NON
Orientation landscape
Dpi 118.1102
Credit Line David Larsen / Independent Contributors / Africa Media Online
Pixel Size 5482 x 3581
Media Type image
Compressed File Size 5557452.8
Keywords black and white image,horizontal,Africa,Mozambique,Maputo,houses,spoils of war,Spence family,
Province Maputo, Mozambique, southern Africa
Collections Independent Contributors
Royalty Free no
Imported
Title DLA00110_5
Populated 1
Subcollections David Larsen
Media Id 55_165
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Bit_depth 8
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Pixel_size 5482 x 3581
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Royalty_free no
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