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artists' books; armed forces; women; paper dolls


[44] pages : color illustrations. Limited edition of 251 copies. Text pages: handset metal type printed letterpress on 100% PCW paper. Illustrations: screen printed and hand detailed on paper made from military uniforms. Covers: letterpress and silkscreen on paper made from military uniforms. Binding: solid brass Chicago screws. "Paper Dolls: stories from women who served, is a fully functioning paper doll book. Each letterpress printed story is followed by a screen printed illustration onto paper made from the uniform referenced in the story. The stories span more than 40 years of service and include all branches of the military. Together, they represent a collective experience of women in the armed forces." -- Shotwell Paper Mill. Library has copy no. 4.

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San Francisco, CA : Shotwell Paper Mill, 2012


©San Francisco, CA : Shotwell Paper Mill, 2013

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letterpress printing; illustration (process); screen printing; paper


27 cm

Stories From Women Who Served



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