Cartoon against women's suffrage

The world turned upside down? A typical anti-suffrage cartoon warns that tampering with men’s and women’s ‘natural’ gender roles could cause the breakdown of society – or at least screaming babies, burnt dinners and cats in the milk jug.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: F31495-1/2
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