The Suffragette Nails her Colours to the Mast: c.1910

Raphael Tuck

 
The Suffragette Nails her Colours to the Mast: c.1910
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Full image caption

Satirical picture postcard captioned "The Suffragette Nails her Colours to the Mast". Here the suffragette is depicted as a masculine woman wearing manly clothing including a pork pie hat, this being at the time a direct reference to lesbianism. Those opposing female suffrage regarded suffragettes not only as a political threat but also as a sexual threat.

Image Details

Artist/Photographer/Maker
 
Date
 
1905 AD - 1914 AD
Image Number
 
008126

© Museum of London

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