About this object

  • Maker:

    Suffrage Atelier

  • ID:

    50.82/1068c

  • Production date:

    1912

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: People's City: Suffragettes

  • This pro-suffrage poster was designed by the artist Louise Jacobs for the Suffrage Atelier, a group of artists who used art to promote the Votes for Women campaign. The central figure represents a 'Womanly Woman' standing before a group of women representing a chainmaker, a mother, a laundress and a prostitute. The banner held by the central figure above a skyline showing the Houses of Parliament refers to the social reforms the suffragettes hoped would follow female suffrage.
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  • Measurements

    H 1010 mm; L 757 mm

  • Materials

    paper

  • Last Updated

    2018-05-03

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