Maguiguane, herói moçambicano

Viegas, Benson Pacha (aka Rocson Benson)

Illustrator country: Mozambique

Scenarist: Viegas, Benson Pacha (aka Rocson Benson)

Scenarist country: Mozambique

Language: Portuguese

Keywords: battle; colonial conquest; Mozambique; Portuguese; resistance


Participated to Africa e Mediterraneo Award 2003-2004

Maguiguane, Mozambican hero – Maguiguane is a hero of the resistance against the Portuguese colonizers, and he successfully attacks many military headquarters of the enemy. The Portuguese organize a powerful counter offensive to exterminate the local population. During the battle of Macontente on August 8th 1897, Maguiguane’s troops heroically resist until death.

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Technique: Tempera and watercolor on paper


Original drawings

Year: 2003

Dimensions: 29,7 x 42 cm

Inventory: inv. 607 / coll. CX22.MOZ.ROCSON.2

Number of sheets: 4

Notes: Each page on verso reports the Author's name, the title, and the date 05-05-03 - Each page is hardly damaged by water and mould