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October | Tue 30th | 18:00

The Art of the Postcard with Gail-Nina Anderson £4

Despite new and more instant means of communication, the postcard remains as a physical testament to our changing taste and need to keep in touch. The ones we know best are cards showing a particular place, but a deeper look reveals the popularity of sweet sentiment, family photos, vulgar humour and stylish design, not to mention the occasional addition of glitter, fabric and even hair.
This illustrated talk explores the history, design and function of postcards, and their continuing role as historic collectables.


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