The Spectacle of Women: Imagery of the Suffrage Campaign 1907-14

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University of Chicago Press, Mar 31, 1988 - Political Science - 334 pages
Too "artistic" for political history, too political for the history of art, the visual history of the campaign for women's suffrage in Britain has long been neglected. In this comprehensive and pathbreaking study, Lisa Tickner discusses and illustrates the suffragist use of spectacle—the design of banners, posters and postcards, the orchestration of mass demonstrations—in an unprecedented propaganda campaign.
 

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Contents

4 REPRESENTATION
149
PRODUCTION Why Types?
167
Women Artists and the Suffrage Campaign 13 The Modern Woman
175
Pictorial Resources 30
182
5 EPILOGUE
227
Circulation 45
237
A Checklist of Artists
243
A Checklist of Surviving Posters
250
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