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Bailey’s Box of Postcards

Bailey Postcards


Publication Date: 3 March 2014
Price: £14.95 inc VAT
ISBN: 978 1 85514 491 0
Dimensions: 165 x 125 x 37 mm
Illustrations: 36 b/w and colour
Extent: 36 postcards
Binding: Gift box with PVC slipcase
Category: Photography, Gifting
Word Count: N/A

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By David Bailey

A collection of 36 postcards of portraits from across David Bailey’s career, including: actors, musicians, dancers, photographers, models, designers, artists and people encountered on his travels.


For this exclusive collection of postcards, David Bailey, one of the world’s most distinguished and distinctive photographers, has chosen a selection of images from his archive – some familiar, others previously unseen. This box of 36 portraits, reminiscent of Bailey’s acclaimed Box of Pin-Ups (1965), demonstrates the extraordinary range of people that he has captured during his long career; many of them famous, some anonymous, all of them unforgettable.


David Bailey is one of the world’s best-known photographers. His previous publications include Bailey’s East End (2013), Heroes (2010), Eye (2009), 8 Minutes: Hirst & Bailey (2009), Is that so Kid (2008), NY JS DB 62 (2007), Havana (2006), Bailey’s Democracy (2005), Locations (2003), Art of Violence (2003), Chasing Rainbows (2001), If We Shadows (2001), Archive One (1999), Rock & Roll Heroes (1997), The Lady Is a Tramp (1995), Trouble and Strife (1980), Papua New Guinea (1975), Goodbye Baby & Amen (1969) and Box of Pin-Ups (1964).



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