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Illustration of an older woman, holding a "Votes for Women" placard in one hand and an axe in the other hand, speaking to a police officer.

POST-1912-12 A perfect woman.jpg
Postcard depicts an ugly buck-toothed suffragette waving a flag, "I want a vote," above her head in front of the sign, 'Give me a vote and see what I'll do!'

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Owens 8 Tower Bridge Buildings Mill…

POST-1910-50 To my Valentine Holloway.jpg
Postcard shows a police officer holding an angry suffragist who is carrying a "Votes for women" flag.

The poem refers to Holloway Prison in London, where many suffragists were imprisoned.

POST-1909-57 Suffragette goes to glory.jpg
Postcard is part of a six-card series entitled "The Suffragette. This card shows an ugly buck-toothed suffragists sticking her head through the bars of the carriage taking her to jail. She is holding a "Votes for women" flag upside-down.

On the…

POST-1905-10 Downhearted Suffragettes.jpg
Postcard with a cartoon illustration of a police officer struggling to carry a woman who is holding out a "Votes for Women" sign from Police Court.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss E. Harding "milwyn Villa" Blaengarw N. Bridgend, and…
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