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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…

POST-1909-57 Suffragette goes to glory.jpg
Postcard is part of a six-card series entitled "The Suffragette. This card shows an ugly buck-toothed suffragists sticking her head through the bars of the carriage taking her to jail. She is holding a "Votes for women" flag upside-down.

On the…

POST-1910-50 To my Valentine Holloway.jpg
Postcard shows a police officer holding an angry suffragist who is carrying a "Votes for women" flag.

The poem refers to Holloway Prison in London, where many suffragists were imprisoned.

POST-1909-37 Down with man-made laws.jpg
Postcard is part of a six-card series entitled "The Suffragette. This card features a a young girl making an address from on top of a barrel next to a "Votes for Women" placard as a police officer walks behind her.

POST-1907-08 Woman Suffrage Series Day Dawns.jpg
Commercial photo postcard published as part of a series entitled the "Dainty Series." The photo postcards feature studio portraits of the same young girl representing a militant suffragette in various scenarios.

This card features the child…

POST-1907-06 Woman Suffrage Series Man could do.jpg
Commercial photo postcard published as part of a series entitled the "Dainty Series." The photo postcards feature studio portraits of the same young girl representing a militant suffragette in various scenarios.

This card features the child,…

POST-1907-07 Woman Suffrage Series Rats.jpg
Commercial photo postcard published as part of a series entitled the "Dainty Series." The photo postcards feature studio portraits of the same young girl representing a militant suffragette in various scenarios.

This card features the child,…

POST-1909-38 Ambition.jpg
Sepia-toned postcard with an illustration of a little girl standing on a chair, addressing her dolls, seated on the floor. Above the dolls is the sign, "Suffragettes' Meeting," and above that is a sign with the seal for England.

On the verso, the…

POST-1909-52 This is the House Series 2 - Change inside.jpg
Part of a series of six pro-suffrage postcards, labeled Series No. E. 23, based on the children's rhyme, "This is the house that Jack built." All of the cards refer to the British Houses of Parliament.