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  • Tags: Satire

POST-1910-40 You Believe.JPG
Part of a series of postcards, this card is labeled S199. The illustration is a girl wearing a "Votes for Women" sash, threatening a young boy with a rolling pin.

POST-1907-11 A great sale of Wo-men.jpg
A satirical postcard advertising a sale on women by "Messrs. Husband & Sons, Un-Ltd." The card lists the various "lots" including "fine, fat and plump suffragettes", naggers, vegetarian girls, widows, old maids, and cooking girls.

POST-1909-58 Great Suffrage Demonstration.jpg
Green and white satirical postcard depicting suffrage leader, Christabel Pankhurst as "Miss Hissy," a goose addressing her followers of the "Goose's Social and Political Union."

"Miss Hissy" asks: "Is a question of gander - I mean gender - to…

POST-1900-02 Omaha Speech Reprint.jpg
Postcard with the text of a speech given at a suffrage meeting in Omaha, Nebraska. The content appears to be satirical in tone.

POST-1910-33 Oh you suffragette.jpg
Illustration of a pair of pants with suspenders. Below the illustration is a poem mocking women for not wanting the vote, but their desire to wear pants.

POST-1908-02 Pants.jpg
Illustration of a woman holding a pair of pants in front of her. The pants contain a satirical statement on the importance of pants to men and to women.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mr. John P. Ward Glasgow Illinois, and postmarked…

PERI-1884-01 Harvard Lampoon Womans Rights Party 1884-1017.JPG
Issue of The Harvard Lampoon featuring a cartoon reprinted from the XXXX, entitled, "The Woman's Rights Party will make great efforts to bring out their vote on Nov. 4th." The cartoon shows a group of men and women standing in line to vote. The…

POST-1915-10 Spirit of 76.JPG
Lower right text: "After the painting by Willard." Archibald McNeal Willard (1836-1918) painted the original "Spirit of '76" around 1875.

This pro-suffrage postcard features a recreation of Willard's painting with babies playing the fife and…

POST.1915.06 Suffrage First.jpg
Pro-suffrage postcard, circulated by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. The illustration features a young boy, holding flowers, leaning in for a kiss from the girl who holds up her hand to stop him, proclaiming, "Suffrage First!"

POST-1905-02 Wedded to the cause.JPG
Illustration of a boy proposing to a girl, wearing a "Votes for Women" ribbon and pointing to the banner she is holding with the slogan, "Give us the vote."