Waiting for a Living Wage: 1913
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'Waiting for a Living Wage', poster, produced by the Suffrage Atelier. This poster refers to the oppressive situation of powerless women employed in factories as 'sweated labour'. A major aim of the suffrage movement was to improve the conditions of working-class women by achieving representation in parliament and trade unions.The poster was designed by Catherine Courtauld, sister of Samuel, who created the Courtauld Institute of Art. The Suffrage Atelier was a group of artists who used their creative skills to promote the 'Votes for Women' campaign.
1913 AD - 1913 AD