Spectacle of Women: Imagery of the Suffrage Campaign, 1907-14 / Edition 1

Spectacle of Women: Imagery of the Suffrage Campaign, 1907-14 / Edition 1

by Lisa Tickner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226802450

ISBN-13: 9780226802459

Pub. Date: 03/28/1988

Publisher: University of Chicago Press


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

Overview


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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226802459
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
03/28/1988
Edition description:
1
Pages:
341
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Prologue
2. Production
Women Artists and the Suffrage Campaign
The Artists' Suffrage League
The Suffrage Atelier
Afred Pearse, Sylvia Pankhurst and the WSPU
Pictorial Resources
Finance
Circulation
3. Spectacle
Spectacle
Banners and Banner-Making
The Major Processions in the Suffrage Campaign
The 'Mud March': 9 February 1907
The NUWSS demonstration 13 June 1908
WSPU 'Woman's Sunday': 21 June 1908
The Pageant of Women's Trades and Professions: 27 April 1909
'From Prison to Citizenship': 18 June 1910
WSPU demostration: 23 July 1910
The 'Women's Coronation Procession': 17 June 1911
Emily Wilding Davison's Funeral: 14 June 1913
The NUWSS 'Women's Pilgrimage': June and July 1913
4. Representation
Propaganda and Representation
Pro- and Anti-Suffrage Arguments
Women and Suffragists in Edwardian Illustration and Caricature
Why Types?
The Working Woman
The Modern Woman
The Hysterical Woman and the Shrieking Sisterhood
The Militant Woman
The Womanly Woman
5. Epilogue
Appendix 1: The Suffrage Atelier: Constitution and Addresses
Appendix 2: A Checklist of Artists
Appendix 3: A Checklist of Surviving Posters
Appendix 4: A Checklist of Surviving Banners
Appenidix 5: 'Banners and Banner-Making' by M. Lowndes
Appendix 6: Suffrage Colours
Appendix 7: The Impact of British Propaganda Techniques in America
Selected Bibliography
Notes
List of Illustrations
Index

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