Lot 193[Suffragettes – Emily Davison] Cartoons by Will Dyson...

Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm



[Suffragettes – Emily Davison] Cartoons by Will Dyson, published by the Daily Herald, c1913. A compilation of satirical , mainly political cartoons about the times, but including a particularly striking image showing a figure of death with A-board promoting votes for women – in the wake of the tragic death of Emily Davison who threw herself under the King’s horse at the Derby in 1913. The volume contains several other cartoons based on Suffragette themes including the hunger strike, as well as cartoons based on the Boer War (including a particularly unpleasant anti-Semitic cartoon) and other political themes of the times. Buff coloured pictorial wrappers, large folio, approx 39 cartoons in all

Guide Price: £50.00 - £70.00

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