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Collection The Women´s Library: Suffrage Collection
Artist Mills, Ernestine (1871-1959)
Date c.1910
Description Postcard, printed, cardboard, black and white image, black text, white background, depiction of 'THE ANTI SUFFRAGIST!' in the form of a butterfly climbing back into her cocoon, sitting on a plant, landscape in the background, printed inscription front: 'THE ANTI SUFFRAGIST! 'I do not want to fly', said she 'I only want to squirm!' She drooped her wings dejectedly But still her voice was firm 'I do not want to be a fly I want to be a worm!' O yesterday of unknown lack! To day of unknown bliss! I left my fool in red and black, The last I saw was this - The creature madly climbing back Into her chrysalis! C.P. Stetson. PUBLISHED BY ERNESTINE MILLS, 59 HOLLAND PARK ROAD, W. - COPYRIGHT'.
Object Number TWL.2002.218
Rights The images and metadata presented in the The Women´s Library Suffrage Collection are copyright of The Women´s Library, London Metropolitan University. They may be used for private research and study purposes only. They must not be copied or amended in any way without first gaining the permission of the copyright holder. If you wish to reproduce an image from the Collection, please contact The Women´s Library.
 

 

 

 

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