Comic picture postcard satirising English suffragettes: 1909
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This comic picture postcard satirising English suffragettes was purchased in Buenos Aires, Argentina Sent to Flora Drummond at WSPU headquarters it also includes a news clipping, from an Argentinian newspaper describing the activities of British suffragettes. Both the clipping and postcard reflect the worldwide impact of the British suffragette campaign. By transforming the traditional role of women by bringing them to the forefront of Britain's political and public life, the militancy of the WSPU made headlines throughout the world.
1909 AD - 1909 AD