In our August 2012 issue, June Purvis, professor of women’s and gender history at the University of Portsmouth, explores the market for anti-Suffragette postcards in the early 20th century. Here is a taste of what readers can expect
As the women’s suffrage movement gained momentum in the early 20th century, the picture postcard industry was utilised to denigrate women fighting for the vote.
In a feature published in our August 2012 issue, June Purvis, professor of women’s and gender history at the University of Portsmouth and editor of the journal Women’s History Review, explores the stories behinds some of the anti-Suffragette postcards of the time.
You can hear more from June Purvis on this week's podcast. Visit www.historyextra.com/podcasts for more information.
(All images © June Purvis)