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The postcard century : 2000 cards and their messages

Author: Tom Phillips
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Postcard Century shows and tells the story of the last hundred years in its own words and images. Two thousand picture postcards and their messages give a living account of the daily existence of people and a vivid glimpse of what mattered to them, pleased them, shocked or amused them via the cards they chose to send." "The artist and writer Tom Phillips provides a commentary on the visual material, giving a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Tom Phillips
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Phillips
ISBN: 0500975949 9780500975947 0500975906 9780500975909
OCLC Number: 200212429
Description: 452 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 32 cm
Responsibility: Tom Phillips.

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This work tells the story of the 20th century using the images and messages from 2000 picture postcards. Postcards from all over the world depict the day-to-day lives of people and show how themes  Read more...

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