Woman reading book

Made:
1950 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Photographic Advertising Limited

A photograph of a woman standing reading a book in front of a row of bookshelves, taken by Photographic Advertising Limited in 1950.

Employment roles portrayed in the work of Photographic Advertising were divided along gender lines. The model in this photograph could be a bookseller or librarian, both jobs being seen as suitable for women at the time.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1997-5002/173
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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