Women's Page Contributors to The Guardian

1 portrait of Dame Elizabeth Anne Lucy Forgan

Women's Page Contributors to The Guardian, by Sarah Raphael, 1994 - NPG 6247 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Women's Page Contributors to The Guardian

by Sarah Raphael
oil on paper laid on board, 1994
21 7/8 in. x 31 1/2 in. (557 mm x 800 mm)
Commissioned with help from The Guardian, 1994
Primary Collection
NPG 6247

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This group portrait unites some of the regular contributors to the iconic Guardian Women's Page. Established as a platform for women's voices and concerns in 1957, under the editorship of the pioneering Mary Stott (far right), problems discussed on the page often became campaigning issues. Some of Stott's regular contributors, pictured here (from left to right) are cartoonist and illustrator Posy Simmonds, journalist and writer the late Jill Tweedie, columnist and broadcaster Polly Toynbee and journalist and Chair of the Heritage Lottery Fund Dame Liz Forgan. Commissioned with assistance from The Guardian

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