Tuesday, 16 June 2009

Women's role

No 19 in an occasional series of extracts from The Postcard Century
June 1993: On this Oxfam card Isobel in Blackheath tells Dan and Hilary R: Help and cakes required for people's day of 17th July.
The militant feminist quotation comes from a speech at the final conference of the UN Decade for Women. The woodcut style of lettering and picture harks effectively back to the earliest chapbook and broadsheet forms of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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