Hand-painted bisque figurine of an African woman with a club in one hand and a Votes for Women sign in the other hand. [Circa 1890-1900]

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Title

Hand-painted bisque figurine of an African woman with a club in one hand and a Votes for Women sign in the other hand. [Circa 1890-1900]

Description

Hand-painted bisque of an African woman with a club in one hand and a "Votes for Women" sign in the other hand. The woman is dressed in a white corset and panties. Her mouth is wide open.

The word "suffragette" is encized into the base and painted black.

One the inside of the base on one side, is handwritten: "January 31, 1919/ A Birthday Party/ Vincent McLoud" Additional writing on the inside is illegible.

Date

[Circa 1890-1900]

Subject

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

Creator

Lambeth, England : Royal Doulton (Manufacturer)

Format

14.5 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1890.15

Coverage

England

Original Format

Figurines
Ceramic (material)

Physical Dimensions

14.5 cm.

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