Item 12 - Suffragist orator.

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Suffragist orator.

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  • [190-?] (Creation)

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1 postcard ; 14 x 9 cm

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Illustrated postcard of a suffragist speaking from on top of a soap box while being ridiculed by a crowd of spectators composed mostly men. The suffragist, with arms outstretched, is saying: "The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world and it is WE who rock the cradle." In response people in the crowd are saying: "Does your mother know you're out!", "The old man wants you home," and "Go home & mind the baby".

Verso indicates postcard, numbered 641, was printed in Great Britain.

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Visible wear on recto due to adhesive tape.

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Scanned as TIF file May 2021.

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