Circa 1920 Suffragette Canvas Banner

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Circa 1920 Suffragette Canvas Banner

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
A poignant canvas and hand painted banner

"WE WANT AN EQUAL FRANCHISE VOTE FOR WOMEN FROM 21 YEARS"

The banner also comes with a trio of tin badges (the Women's Social & Political Union monogram along with the suffragette insignias), a Suffragette penny and a Daily Sketch 1914 documenting s Suffragette demonstration on the front page.

The canvas show signs of wear and discolouration, engrained dirt and oil some minor craqueleur and loses.

In 1928 The Equal Franchise Act was passed giving women equal voting rights with men. All women aged over 21 could now vote in elections. Fifteen million women were eligible and on 30 May 1929 women aged between 21 and 29 vote for the first time. This general election is sometimes referred to as the Flapper Election

86/64cm

Period: 

First quarter 20th Century

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THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL

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Gorleston-on-Sea
Norfolk
NR31, UK
United Kingdom

WWW.THESCHOOLFORSCANDAL.COM

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