Bread plate : Votes for Women slogan. [Circa 1909 - 1914]

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Title

Bread plate : Votes for Women slogan. [Circa 1909 - 1914]

Description

White plate with the slogan "Votes for Women" printed in blue script.

The set of "Votes for Women" china included: a luncheon plate, a coffee cup and saucer, a bread or cake plate, and a soup bowl, a creamer, an oval celery plate, and a small berry dish. This collection includes the bread plate (shown) and the saucer.

This plate was most likely created as a part of a luncheon service for a women's suffrage conference held at Alva Belmont's summer home, Marble House, in Newport, Rhode Island in July 1914.

Date

[Circa 1909 - 1914]

Subject

Advertising, Political--United States
Belmont, Alva, 1853-1933
Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.)
Marble House (Newport, R.I.)
Political campaigns
Suffrage--Fundraising
Tea
Votes for Women
Women--Political activity

Creator

Staffordshire, England : John Maddock & Sons
(Manufacturer)

Contributor

Belmont, Alva, 1853-1933

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1914.03

Coverage

Newport, Rhode Island

Original Format

Bread-and-butter plates

Physical Dimensions

15.5 cm. diam.

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