Thursday, 28 July 2016

well done, sister suffragette

Through the lens of a hideous gaff of a prominent news organisation that recently resurfaced to face ridicule making the social media rounds, Collectors’ Weekly has curated a nice but unsettling assortment of posters and trading cards from America and the UK that went viral as a backlash to the growing movement to secure the right to vote for women. Looking through the gallery gives one a shudder but also an appreciation for how far society has come in terms of equality and how pernicious that last mile to go can be.