Women’s Suffrage Banner Postcard
Postcard featuring The women’s suffrage banner (1908) by Dora Meeson.
This banner was created by Melbourne-born artist and activist Dora Meeson (1869-1955). It was first held aloft in a 10,000-strong women’s march to London’s Albert Hall in 1908. In 1911 Meeson helped carry her banner in the contingent of Australian suffragists in the Women’s Coronation Procession in London.
The banner is part of the Parliament House Art Collection. The collection includes over 6,000 works, featuring important objects relating to Australia’s parliamentary history, as well as artworks by some of Australia’s best-known contemporary artists. Find out more
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Dora Meeson (1869–1955), The women’s suffrage banner, 1908, Official Gifts Collection, Parliament House Art Collection, Department of Parliamentary Services, Canberra, ACT. Reproduced by permission of Lt-Col Simon Hearder on behalf of the heirs in copyright of Dora Meeson’s estate
Dimensions: 105 x 147 mm
Designed and printed in Canberra (ACT)
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