No Votes Thank You, The Appeal of Womanhood - picture postcard

Description:
This postcard, designed by Harold Bird, announces an anti-suffrage meeting at the Royal Albert Hall. It was produced as propaganda for the anti-suffrage campaign by the National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage. The central figure represents a 'Womanly Woman': wearing a feminine dress and flowers in her hair, she politely refuses the vote. Behind her is the suffragette depicted as the 'hysteric' or the 'shrieking sister', inelegantly leaping towards parliament brandishing a hammer. The postcard was sent to Lillian M Slade in 1912.
Production Date:
1912
ID no:
MoL_50.82/851
Object Size:
H 140 mm; L 88 mm
Maker:
National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage; Bird, Harold; J. Miles and Co.
Copyright:
© Museum of London

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