Ceramic salt shaker figurine : Toil for Men "Virago." [1996]

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Title

Ceramic salt shaker figurine : Toil for Men "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 salt "Virago" is an old man standing with his arms tightly crossed. The slogan "Toil for Men" is incised on his 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.1996.01.02

Coverage

England

Original Format

Figurines
Pepper Shakers
Ceramics (material)

Physical Dimensions

8.9 cm.

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