Ceramic pepper shaker figurine : Votes for Women female "Virago." [1996]

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Title

Ceramic pepper shaker figurine : Votes for Women female "Virago." [1996]

Description

This design was originally part of a set titled "Virago & Baby" created by Royal Doulton in 1909. The firm reissued the "Virago" in 1977 and again in 1996 as a salt and pepper shaker set.

The pepper "Virago" is an old woman standing with her arms tightly crossed wearing a brown dress. The slogan 'Votes for Women" is incised on her blue apron.

Date

[1996]

Subject

Advertising, Political
Anti-suffrage
Harradine, Leslie (Arthur), 1887-1965
Royal Doulton figurines
Satire
Votes for Women
Women--Suffrage--Great Britain

Creator

Lambeth, England : Royal Doulton (Manufacturer)

Contributor

Harradine, Leslie (Arthur), 1887-1965 (Designer)

Format

8.9 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1996.01.01

Coverage

England

Original Format

Figurines
Pepper Shakers
Ceramics (material)

Physical Dimensions

8.9 cm.

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