R6061 T-shirt

White T shirt with a stylised figure of a woman in a celebratory pose, and the logo of the political party UNIP

T-shirt (Museum Accession Number R6061)

This T-shirt in support of UNIP was produced in Zambia for the 1991 election, the first multi-party election in the country since 1968. UNIP is an acronym for the United National Independence Party, a socialist party that had governed Zambia from its independence in 1964. The party comprehensively lost the 1991 election to the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy. Collected as part of the Fashioning Africa project.

Creator: UNIP

Place: Zambia, Southern Africa, Africa

Date: 1991