Porcelain figurine with two sides. [Circa 1890-1900]

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Title

Porcelain figurine with two sides. [Circa 1890-1900]

Description

White porcelain hand bell portraying a positive side and a negative side to the suffragist. The person who purchased this item would have the option to display either the positive or the negative side.

On this bell, printed on the "negative" side is the crest of the town Torrington and "Votes for Women" on the hat. Along the base of the figurine is written in script: "Mrs. Gamp" She is holding an umbrella. Printed on the "positive" side is the phrase "She Shall have Votes!"

Date

[Circa 1890-1910]

Subject

Advertising, Political
Anti-suffrage
Figurines
Merchandising
Satire
Votes for Women
Women--Suffrage--Great Britain

Creator

Staffordshire, England : Swan China (Manufacturer)

Format

9.5 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1890.11

Coverage

England

Original Format

Figurines
Porcelain (material)
Ceramics (object genre)

Physical Dimensions

9.5 cm.

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