Bicycles : vintage people on photo postcards (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Bicycles : vintage people on photo postcards

Author: Tom Phillips; William Fotheringham; Bodleian Library.
Publisher: Oxford : Bodleian Library, 2011.
Series: Photo postcards from the Tom Phillips archive
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Tom Phillips; Tom Phillips
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Phillips; William Fotheringham; Bodleian Library.
ISBN: 1851243682 9781851243686
OCLC Number: 679936946
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Series Title: Photo postcards from the Tom Phillips archive
Responsibility: Tom Philips ; with a foreword by William Fotheringham.
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This series of books draws on Tom Phillips' collection of over 50,000 photographic postcards. 'Bicycles' documents the great age of the safety bicycle which was the instrument of emancipation for  Read more...

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'An important contribution to social history and visual culture.' * Visual Studies *

 
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