on the Rights of Women.

(Women's Rights.) [drop head title:] BELIEF AND COMMANDMENTS

on the Rights of Women.

To be read by all married women to their husbands, and by all single ones to their sweethearts.

Description: double-sided broadside, (see below), a bit foxed, a little fraying of the margins

Publication Details: H. Disley, 1868?

Notes: A humourous piece, little to do with 'Women's Rights' in a political sense, rather advices on how to rule the roost (to put it mildly). Disley was active c. 1850-80, specialising in broadside accounts of murders, executions, &c, and in anti-Tory propaganda: but not much in the way of humour. Douglas Jerrold's Mrs Caudle's Curtain Lectures had appeared in 1866. The text is introduced: 'At a meeting of women the other day, that dear old lady, Mrs. Caudle, amused the ladies present, by reading her Belief and Commandments on the rights and privileges of married women; so after taking half-a-dozen ...more

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Price: £350

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1868?

Stock Number: 67488

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