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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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H 1010 mm; L 757 mm
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