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21 Revolutions: The Publication
A stunning book featuring creative responses by 42 women artists and writers to Glasgow Women’s Library’s archive and collection.
In 2012 Glasgow Women’s Library celebrated its 21st birthday. To mark two decades of life-changing work, GWL commissioned 21 internationally renowned artists and 21 published writers to create new works inspired by our unique museum, archive and library collections. The resulting fine art prints, poems and creative writing have been brought together with the sources that inspired the work in a beautiful, lushly illustrated, enlightening and readable book.
Advice-giver: Exclusive ltd edition screenprint by Ciara Phillips
Ciara Phillips's work for the Glasgow Women’s Library was made in response to items found in the library's poster archive.
Hens Tae Watch Oot Fur Issue 8
Hens Tae Watch Oot Fur is Glasgow Women’s Library’s Queer Feminist Zine. Issue 8 has been produced for LGBT History Month, and reflects on themes of heritage and history.
Limited Edition Black Lesbian Poster
Poster, 1984. This classic Black Lesbian poster featured in the Suffragettes to Shedevils publication and was designed in 1984 by one of the foremost women photographers working in Britain at the time, Ingrid Pollard.
Limited Edition Freedom for Women Poster
Poster, circa 1985. This poster was designed by Margaret Hamilton and published by Edinburgh Women’s Liberation Group. It features in our Sisterhood is Powerful exhibition.
Limited Edition GWL Makes You Think Tote Bags
Get your hands on our standout limited edition 100% cotton tote bags with exclusive Glasgow Women's Library: Makes You Think design by Maeve Redmond and Sophie Dyer. Just £5, these bags are only available from GWL.
Available in red and yellow or blue and yellow.
Limited Edition Photoworks Poster
Poster, 1990. This poster was one of a series promoting elements of the Women in Profile festival. Part of our Sisterhood is Powerful exhibition.
Moneses Uniflora: Exclusive ltd edition etching and handmade artist’s book by Amanda Thomson
Amanda Thomson's Moneses Uniflora consists of a print and a bookwork. The title refers to the Latin name for the one-flowered wintergreen, a rare plant that was the favourite flower of Mary McCallum Webster, a self-taught botanist who died in 1986.
Voices From the Belvidere
Through our Voices from the Belvidere project, we researched and wrote about the women associated with the Belvidere Fever Hospital in the East End of Glasgow around the time of the First World War.
We Want: Exclusive ltd edition digital print and screenprint by Ashley Cook
For this work, Ashley Cook took inspiration from the Suffragette collection at GWL, specifically the quote ‘We want what men have, it may not be a lot but we want it just the same’, taken from a Suffragette postcard, and imagery drawn from the card game PANKO.
Women Making History in West Dunbartonshire
Women Making History in West Dunbartonshire, a wealth of personal testimony, anecdote, humour and memory rediscovered in people’s living rooms and attics as well as in archives, tells the story of local women’s experiences of life in West Dunbartonshire in the 1950s and 1960s.