About this object

  • ID:

    50.82/854

  • Production date:

    1908-1914

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Satirical picture postcard captioned "The Suffragette Nails her Colours to the Mast". Here the suffragette is depicted as a masculine woman wearing manly clothing including a pork pie hat, this being at the time a direct reference to lesbianism. Those opposing female suffrage regarded suffragettes not only as a political, but also as a sexual threat.

  • Measurements

    H 139 mm; W 89 mm

  • Materials

    card; ink

  • Last Updated

    2019-05-16

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