On display in the reading room cabinet at the moment, is a selection of photographs from the recently acquired photographic print archive of the magazine. The display includes images of protest events, notably by New Zealand women, and of the interior of an early incarnation of the Broadsheet bookshop. This bookshop eventually became 'The Women's Bookshop' which is now located on Ponsonby Road.
|Ref: NZMS596, Broadsheet bookshop badges, c. 1982/1983, Sir George Grey Special Collections|
Pictured in this blog post is an image of artist and writer Miriam Saphira modelling some of the badges that were for sale at the Broadsheet bookshop. These badges showcase many of the popular feminist slogans, witticisms and imagery of the period that Broadsheet was in print.
Author: Angeline Chirnside, Sir George Grey Special Collections