Lot 401: Suffragettes. A good group of sixteen Suffragette postcards, circa 1908-14, including real photo postcards, subjects include a large group of Suffragettes and men dressed up as policemen bearing Votes for Women banner, another of two women handcuffed with placards and arresting policemen behind, a very rare real photo postcard of the home of Ethel Smyth inscribed by her to recto and again to verso with signature, real photo postcards of three buildings damaged by Suffragettes (St Leonards, Levetleigh, Church at Wargrave, Berkshire and St Catherine's Church, Hatcham), other postcards including the arrest of Mrs Pankhurst, a Votes for Women postcard featuring Mrs Pankhurst, portrait of Miss Christobel Pankhurst, Mrs Drummond giving a speech at Trafalgar Square, demonstration and two humorous postcards of toddlers with Suffragette themes, some postally used, a few creases but generally VG (16)
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Wednesday, 11th November 2015
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