Etching : The rights of women, or the effects of female enfranchisement. 1853

PERI-1853-02 Rights of Women.JPG

Title

Etching : The rights of women, or the effects of female enfranchisement. 1853

Description

Extracted from the artist, George Cruikshank's, "The Comic Almanack" for 1853, this pro-suffrage cartoon was originally the folded frontispiece of the publication. In it, a crowd of men and women surround the platform holding "The Ladies Candidate" and few people stand by "The Gentleman's Candidate."

Date

1853

Subject

Elections
Engravings--1850-1860
Political candidates
Satire--British--1850-1860
Women candidates

Creator

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878

Publisher

London : J.C. Hotten

Format

1 p.

Language

English

Identifier

PERI.1853.02

Original Format

Engravings (prints)

Physical Dimensions

17 x 41.5 cm.

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