Skip to main content Skip to footer

About this object

  • Maker:

    Suffrage Atelier

  • ID:


  • Production date:


  • Location:

    In Store

  • Pro-female suffrage propaganda postcard. The postcard printed in black, white and blue depicts a triumphant Joan of Arc in armour holding aloft a sword and a shield marked 'Women's Suffrage'. Behind a large sun with rays represents 'The Vote'. Below on the ground is the defeated 'Prejudice', in the background, the Houses of Parliament. The postcard is captioned with a quote from the Shakespeare play Coriolanus 'Then put your shields before your hearts, and fight with hearts more proof than shields.' The postcard is signed Poyntz Wright. This is probably a pseudonym for an artist who regularly designed propaganda postcards for the Suffrage Atelier.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 140 mm; W 88 mm

  • Materials

    card; ink; watercolour

  • Last Updated



Record quality:

What is this?

Not every record in Collections Online is complete. Some have low quality images designed purely for recognition, while some have been catalogued only to a basic standard. This graphic is designed to give you an impression of the quality of data you can see. 100% meets all our current data standards and has a high quality image, 20% is a basic record with no image. Individual record quality can change over time as new photography is carried out and records are worked on.