Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Shell Motor Spirit Advert, c1910

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This amusing poster, dating from circa 1910, uses the Suffragettes and their votes for Women campaign, but wanting to vote for something slightly different! Women motor drivers grew in number and helped liberate women more and give them more social freedom - and women motor drivers in the Great War, mainly in the role of ambulance drivers, were among the women workers who helped the war effort and ultimately won the right to vote shortly after the war ende

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