Postcard : The Suffragette. [Circa 1913-1915]

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Title

Postcard : The Suffragette. [Circa 1913-1915]

Description

Postcard with a Valentine's Day theme, also known as a "penny dreadful," created to ridicule the suffrage movement

Woman wearing a sash with the word "Suffragette" and holding up a "Suffragette" pennant with one hand while she firmly squashes with the other a little Cupid, whose bow and arrow fly out of his hands. She is standing on a heart.

Date

[Circa 1913-1915]

Subject

Children in advertising
Cupids (Art)
Satire
Valentine's Day

Publisher

Made in the United States of America

Format

1 p.

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1000.34

Text

You may think it fun, poor Cupid to snub,
With the hand of a Suffragette,
But he’s cunning and smart, aye, there’s the rub
Revenge is the trap he will set.

Original Format

Fliers (printed matter)

Physical Dimensions

27 x 18.5 cm.

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