Postcard : An appeal to John Bull. [Circa 1908-1909]

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Title

Postcard : An appeal to John Bull. [Circa 1908-1909]

Description

Postcard is part of the Valentine's Series. The card depicts a suffragist, shackled and in a prison cell, reaching out to John Bull, a personification of England. The poem along the bottom is an excerpt from "The Princess," by Alfred Lord Tennyson.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mrs. Lavor 4 Cambridge Rd Walton on Thames Surrey, and postmarked April 27, 1909. The handwritten message reads: "Dear Alice / Sorry could not come yesterday owing to the weather & I cannot come tomorrow as I have a friend coming to stay for a few days love from L. Elliot"

Date

[Circa 1908-1909]

Subject

Arrest
England--London
John Bull (Symbolic character)--1900-1910
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

Original Format

Postcards

Physical Dimensions

9 x 14 cm.

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