Scope and Content

Postcards collected by MA showing images of mothers and families. Comprises:

* Monochrome photographic postcard of disabled woman with crutches, with two boys in a playground.

* Monochrome photographic postcard of four pregnant women in swimsuits (Palm Press, photographer Suzanne Opton, 1980)

* Colour postcard of watercolour painting showing screaming woman holding a sleepless crying baby (Kuvasto, artist Reijo Raekallio, 1984)

* 'What is a family? photographs and activities' - publication with 23 monochrome photographic postcards of a wide variety of families at home and in the community. Includes portraits of Asian, Jewish and black families, lesbian mothers, grandparents, fathers, teenage parents, a homeless couple, traveller children, a refugee family, a children's home, disabled mothers and children, a mother carrying a buggy up stairs. (Development Education Centre, Birmingham, 1990)