Home, sweet Home, Striking Example of a Suffragettes Home: 1909

Tom Browne

Home, sweet Home, Striking Example of a Suffragettes Home: 1909
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

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Picture postcard in colour, "Home, sweet Home, Striking Example of a Suffragettes Home", with anti- suffrage message on the reverse. Produced as propaganda for the anti-women's suffrage campaign. This example of anti-suffragette 'hate mail' was sent to the headquarters of the Women's Social and Political Union in Lincoln's Inn. Addressed to 'Miss Pankhurst and Her Crew', it expresses a commonly held derogatory view of suffragettes as 'unnatural' single women without homes and families. The sender has added a comment on the front of the postcard emphasising his/her disapproval of the campaign: 'Striking Example of a Suffragettes Home, if they have any homes'.

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Date
 
1909 AD - 1909 AD
Image Number
 
002829

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