Weddings: Vintage People on Photo Postcards

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Weddings: Vintage People on Photo Postcards - Phillips, Tom, and Waterfield, Giles (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. Weddings captures all the stages of the ceremony, with preparations, wedding vehicles and their various casts of people in lively ...

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

ISBN-13: 9781851243693

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