Presentation by Mack:
"Anne-Marie Merryman collected postcards between 1937 and 1980, a collection inherited by her granddaughter, Anne Sophie Merryman.
The book, Mrs. Merryman’s Collection, presents the postcards which together form the story of two intertwined lives - one life lived travelling the world through the postcard images, the other a child and then adult whose life and relationship to her own history and her future were influenced by the collection.
While Anne-Marie and Anne Sophie never met, both their lives were inspired by the postcard collection - a relationship that was born, and continues to flourish, in the realms of the imagination.
Mrs. Merryman’s Collection is the winner of the First Book Award 2012, an award by the National Media Museum and MACK to support the publication of a book by a previously unpublished photographer."
This book is listed in "The Photobook: A History volume III" by Martin Parr & Gerry Badger. It appeared in many "Best of " lists at the end of 2012.
Over a year after the book was published, Japanese artist Miki Soejima revealed she had created this story and book from the very beginning, using a pseudonym.
112 pages - Hardcover, no DJ
New - Mint condition
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