THE SUFFRAGETTE.

(Suffrage.)

THE SUFFRAGETTE.

The Official Organ of the Women's Social and Political Union. Edited by Christabel Pankhurst. Vol. I: No. 18. Friday, February 14, 1913.

Description: the paper a little browned, pp. 269-284, folio, folded sheets loose as issued, a little fraying at foot of spine, but very good condition overall

Publication Details: The Woman's Press, 1913

Notes: A fascinating insight into the activities and attitudes of the WSPU, scarce in this sort of condition. The cartoon depicts the 'Westminster Hot (Air) House', a pane of its glass being shattered by a 'Suffragette David' as the 'Gardening Goliath' looks on aghast. The context of this was the attack on the greenhouse and orchids at Kew Gardens. The lead editorial , on 'The Methods of the Suffragettes', is forthright: 'It is not men who have any right to condemn the methods of the militant women as either cruel or selfish', before enumerating some of their hypocrisies and the perpetrators thereof...more

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Price: £200

Subject: History

Published Date: 1913

Stock Number: 67474

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