Thursday, February 28, 2013

Ten Little Suffergets

Published c. 1910-1915: "As in Ten Little Indians, the group loses a member in each sequence, here for typical transgressions of little girls: gobbling cakes, crying over a dead doll, kissing a boy, - the usual sins of the contemporary sub-Sweet Sixteen set, suffragettes as self-destructive children..." Read the rest of Stephen J. Gertz's commentary considering possible authorship of the booklet in the context of opposition to the woman's vote and see all ten images (plus cover) on Booktryst. The booklet is actually for sale via The Literary Lion.