Postcard : Great suffrage demonstration. Miss Hissy addresses a meeting of the goose's Social and Political Union. [Circa 1909-1910]

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Postcard : Great suffrage demonstration. Miss Hissy addresses a meeting of the goose's Social and Political Union. [Circa 1909-1910]

Description

Green and white satirical postcard depicting suffrage leader, Christabel Pankhurst as "Miss Hissy," a goose addressing her followers of the "Goose's Social and Political Union."

"Miss Hissy" asks: "Is a question of gander - I mean gender - to stand between us and the vote?"

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mrs. Broodbank Rowford Somerset, and postmarked September 23, 1910. The handwritten message reads: "We expect to return on Monday. We have had an enjoyable time but my cold has somewhat interfered with our going about quite as much as we wished. Love to you all- Yours affecly, [?]

Date

[Circa 1909-1910]

Subject

Geese
Pankhurst, Christabel, Dame, 1880-1958
Women's Social and Political Union (Great Britain)

Publisher

Hampstead, London : E. Mack

Original Format

Postcards

Physical Dimensions

9 x 14 cm.

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