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Waiting for a Living Wage: 1913

Suffrage Atelier

Waiting for a Living Wage: 1913
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 31cm

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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.

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1913 AD - 1913 AD
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