Decorative wall plaque (series) : history of women's rights [Circa 1934-1935].

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Title

Decorative wall plaque (series) : history of women's rights [Circa 1934-1935].

Description

A series of decorative wall plaques that depict decades throughout women's history, leading to women's rights. Each picture is mounted to a piece of wood.

First plaque, 1833-1863: A series of vignettes, featuring groups of women--some with children, some sewing, others reading together or standing in groups talking. There are long poles staged across the image.

Second plaque, 1873-1893: A series of vignettes, including a woman reading a book with two children standing on either side; several women, including one resembling Susan B. Anthony, carrying banner poles and a flag with the word "Suffrage" printed on it; a woman standing next to a black man in irons; two women caring for a wounded soldier; and two women walking together arm in arm.

Third plaque, 1903-1933: A series of vignettes including a procession of women holding "Votes for Women" banners; a woman walking in front of them carrying a purse or briefcase; a woman walking ahead of the group carrying a banner "Peace"; and on the other side of doorway a woman is seated on the steps writing in a large book on her lap.

Date

[Circa 1934-1935]

Publisher

Cincinnati, Ohio : Evans Manufacturing Co. (Hy-Glo Plaques)

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1000.01.01
MEMR.1000.01.02
MEMR.1000.01.03

Coverage

Cincinnati, Ohio

Physical Dimensions

10.5 x 24 cm.

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