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POST-1905-04 Votes for Sheep.jpg
Part of a series of postcards labeled "Valentine's Series." This satirical card contains a color illustration of a little girl, "Little Bo Peep," wearing a large hat. She is holding a shepherd's crook in one hand and a newspaper in the other. the…

POST-1912-13 No Votes Thank You.jpg
This postcard, designed by Harold Bird, was produced by the National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage. The central figure, wearing a flowing dress and flowers in her hair, politely refuses the vote. Behind her is the suffragette, leaping towards…

POST-1890-01 Sylvia Pankhurst.jpg
Photographic postcard of Sylvia Pankhurst, artist and suffragette. Pankhurst was the daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and younger sister of Christabel. She was a founder of the Women's Social and Political Union.

Published by the Dulwich Conservative Association of England after the passage of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which granted the vote to women over the age of 30 who met a property qualification. The Act also gave the vote to all men…

ALMS-1884-02 p1 Henry Fawcett Speech on Suffrage.jpg
A speech given by Henry Fawcett at the last public meeting he attended where he and John Holms M.P., addressed their constituents in the Town Hall of Shoreditch. He urges the group to enfranchise "women householders."

Fawcett was a blind British…

Compilation of three brief essays:
The first, written by Fawcett, was reprinted from "The Outlook";
The second is a response to Fawcett's article, written by C.W. Radcliffe Cooke, M.P.;
The third is Fawcett's response to Radcliffe Cooke.

PERI-1912-24 Should Women Use Violence.jpg
Gilman discusses recent militant and sometimes violent tactics by suffragists in England and perceptions of violence by women. In order to conduct a fair evaluation of these tactics, she asks: Is violence ever justifiable? Are women ever justified in…

POST-1912-11 The Simple Life.jpg
Part of a series of postcards created by artist Ernest Ibbetson, entitled "The Simple Life." This card refers to suffrage caravans that took place beginning around 1908, when suffragists would travel across the countryside to lobby for the right to…
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