Postcard Series : This is the house that man built. [Circa 1909]

POST-1909-48 This is the House Series 2 - Minister weary and worn.jpg

Title

Postcard Series : This is the house that man built. [Circa 1909]

Description

Part of a series of six pro-suffrage postcards, labeled Series No. E. 23, based on the children's rhyme, "This is the house that Jack built." All of the cards refer to the British Houses of Parliament.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss F. Bullt Orion Cottage Newington N. Folkestone Kent, and postmarked July 15, 1909. The handwritten message reads: "Many thanks for letter will write on Sunday. I am in the best of health, but Limper suffers slightly know, love to all / I'm going to turn suffragette/ Adieu A.S.B.

Date

[Circa 1910]

Subject

Great Britain.--Parliament--1900-1910
Government facilities--British--England--London
Nursery rhymes

Publisher

London : B.B. London

Text

This is "The House" that man built,
And this is the Minister weary and worn
Who treated the Suffragette with scorn,
Who wanted to Vote, and (a saying to quote),
Dared him to tread on the tail of the coat
Of the bold Suffragette determined to get,
Into "The House" that man built.

Original Format

Postcards

Physical Dimensions

9 x 14 cm.

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