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National identities. Collage by Tom Cook, 1994.

  • Cook, Tom, 1937-2016
Date
[1994]
Reference
2148891i
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About this work

Also known as

Artist's title on verso : Roses are English

Description

Sex worker cards (prostitutes' advertising cards placed in telephone boxes in the street) on the theme of national identity and migration mixed in a collage with contemporary newspaper articles and headlines on the same theme, with frame to match

Publication/Creation

[1994]

Physical description

1 collage : newsprint and cards laid down on hardboard in integral frame ; frame 114 x 69 cm

Lettering

The roses are English. T. Cook 1994

References note

Celia Jenkins, Ruth Swirsky, David Hitchcock and Patrick Whitehouse, Pros and cons: report on unauthorised advertising by prostitutes in BT payphones, University of Westminster, March 1994, p. 22 and appendix IV (Cards as a cultural artefact)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2148891i

Languages

  • English


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