Suffragette Postcards

 

 

This blog, postcard verso, focuses on the messages written on postcards.

Websites

Museum of London, Exploring 20th Century London—has lots of images of postcards and banners etc from the Suffrage movement.

Metropostcard: This American postcard collecting site, The Metropolitan Postcard Club of New York City, has a useful A-Z list of postcard publishers and printers.

A great set of 17 photos at the Guardian commemorating the 90th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in the UK. See also the related story, Venus from Mars, by Anne Perkins.

 

 

The BBC archive has a section of audio recordings with suffragettes recalling their experiences and struggles.

Julia Gillen and others at Lancaster University have a research project looking at the text of Edwardian postcards.