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POST-1913-26 Bristol Varsity Students Revenge.jpg
Photographic postcard of the a large crowd gathered on the street in front of the Women's Social and Political Union headquarters in Queens Road.

In 1912, the WSPU began a massive campaign of destruction around London, smashing windows,…

POST-1908-11 Hyde Park Demonstration.jpg
Photographic postcard of Emmeline Pankhurst and Elizabeth Clark Wolstenholme Elmy at a Hyde Park Demonstration.

Emmeline Pankhurst was the leader of the Women's Social and Political Union. Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy, age 75, was a member of the…

POST-1908-10 Mrs Pankhurst Arrested.jpg
Photographic postcard of the arrest of Emmeline Pankhurst on the charge of obstructing a policeman while on a deputation to the House of Commons. The next day she received a sentence of six weeks in Holloway prison. The deputation to the Commons…

POST-1905-05 Down with Tom Cats.jpg
Illustration of an angry cat holding a placard with the slogan "Vote for shes."

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss L.H. Stiles Wickerford House Wickerford Worcester, and postmarked September 10, 1911.

POST-1913-28 Want a Bloke.jpg
Illustration of a newspaper boy walking by and heckling a suffragist who is campaigning on the street in the rain.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss Hall 25 Bedford Sq. London W.C., and postmarked September 27 [1913?]. The handwritten…

POST-1907-12 Forcible Feeding.jpg
Postcard depicts an illustration of a hand holding a postage stamp with the words "Health Insurance."

POST-1907-09 What are men.jpg
Postcard depicts a large woman addressing a crowd of women seated in a hall. On the wall are signs, including "We will never give in" and "Votes for women." In the foreground, another woman is seated, holding a piece of paper.

On the verso, the…

POST-1910-46 Now Wheres My Vote.jpg
Postcard is part of Series 591, and depicts a young girl, wearing a large bow, struggling to hold up a very large hammer.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss Elsie J. Termouth Elmtree Suffolk Street Helensburgh, and postmarked May 26,…

POST-1908-12 Appeal to John Bull.jpg
Postcard is part of the Valentine's Series. The card depicts a suffragist, shackled and in a prison cell, reaching out to John Bull, a personification of England. The poem along the bottom is an excerpt from "The Princess," by Alfred Lord…

POST-1905-10 Downhearted Suffragettes.jpg
Postcard with a cartoon illustration of a police officer struggling to carry a woman who is holding out a "Votes for Women" sign from Police Court.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss E. Harding "milwyn Villa" Blaengarw N. Bridgend, and…