Bicycles: Vintage People on Photo Postcards

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Bicycles: Vintage People on Photo Postcards - Phillips, Tom, and Fotheringham, William (Foreword by)
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To celebrate the acquisition of the Tom Phillips archive, the Bodleian Library has asked the artist to assemble and design a series of books drawing on his themed collection of over 50,000 photographic postcards. These encompass the first half of the twentieth century, a period in which, thanks to the ever cheaper medium of photography, `ordinary' people could afford to own their portraits. Bicycles documents the great age of the safety bicycle which was the instrument of emancipation for women and freedom for men. Also we ...

Bicycles: Vintage People on Photo Postcards 2011, The Bodleian Library, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781851243686

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