Candace Di Talamo Illustrator


Myrtle Witbooi, a pioneering leader of the domestic worker movement, died on January 16 in Cape Town at age 75. The book, titled “Labor and Love: The Life of Myrtle Witbooi” is a biography written by her longtime friend, Jennifer Fish. It captures the history of her long service to the movement for domestic workers' rights.

Scope of work:
A dramatic cover design centred around the the beautiful black and white photo of Myrtle on the beach.
A portrait Illustrating the powerful force she was as a person and her incredible contribution to the rights of domestic workers.
End papers with repeat patterns illustrating Myrtle Witbooi, her work and the IDWF.
An illustrated map of Cape Town, Genadendal an surrounds


  • Jennifer N FishClient
  • Helen MoffettEditor
  • Jennifer N FishAuthor
  • Lauren SmithProofreader
  • Rachel ZadokTypesetting
  • * Candace Di TalamoIllustrator
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Candace Di Talamo has been a Contributor since 25th November 2015.

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Labour and Love - The Life of Myrtle Witbooi