Ceramic tobacco jar : I say : Down with the Trousers. [Circa 1905-1915]

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Title

Ceramic tobacco jar : I say : Down with the Trousers. [Circa 1905-1915]

Description

Ceramic tobacco jar with a removable head in the shape of a woman with large eyes and an open mouth. She is wearing the purple, green, and white colors of the Women's Social and Political Union on her hat and the sash on her shoulder.

Inscribed on the base is "I say: Down with the Trousers." These types of objects were used to poke fun at and undermine the militant suffrage movement.

Date

[Circa 1905-1915]

Subject

Advertising, Political
Anti-suffrage
Figurines
Merchandising
Satire
Votes for Women
Women's Social and Political Union (Great Britain)
Women--Suffrage--Great Britain

Format

5.25 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1905.03

Coverage

Germany

Original Format

Containers for smoking and tobacco use
Ceramic (material)

Physical Dimensions

5.25 cm.

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