Photo, Print, Drawing We want our rights / Rea Irvin. Ancient history
About this Item
- We want our rights / Rea Irvin.
- Ancient history
- Single panel cartoon, drawn in the style of the decoration on a Greek vase, shows Susan B. Anthony, clad in flowing garments, poking a startled man in the chest with an umbrella. She is followed by other women, one carrying a sign reading, "We Want Our Rights." Anthony was a leader of the women's rights movement in the nineteenth century, focussing not only on suffrage, but on economic, social, and legal rights as well. When she died in 1906, women had still not won the right to vote, but she was followed by other women who took up the struggle. Women finally received the right to vote with the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. The drawing includes the legend, "A.D. CXCV" at the bottom of the picture. The significance is not clear.
- Irvin, Rea, 1881-1972, artist
Created / Published
- - Anthony, Susan B.--(Susan Brownell),--1820-1906
- - Women's rights--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Political activity--United States--1910-1920
- Cartoons (Commentary)--American--1910-1920.
- Magazine covers--1910-1920.
- Magazine covers--1910-1920
- Cartoons (Commentary)--American--1910-1920
- - Title from item.
- - Alternate title from: Life, v. 61, no. 1582 (1913 February 20), cover.
- - Forms part of: Art Wood Collection of Caricature and Cartoon (Library of Congress).
- - Published in: Life. New York : Life magazine, inc., v. 61, no. 1582 (1913 February 20), cover. For published image, see: LC-DIG-ppmsca-02943.
- - Unprocessed in WOOD/Irvin.256
- 1 drawing on pink layered paper board : ink, gouache, and opaque white.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Unprocessed [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- ppmsca 04664 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.04664
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-04664 (digital file from original drawing)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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- Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
- Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-04664 (digital file from original drawing)
- Call Number: Unprocessed [item] [P&P]
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Irvin, Rea, Artist. We want our rights / Rea Irvin. United States American, 1912. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004672692/.
APA citation style:
Irvin, R. (1912) We want our rights / Rea Irvin. United States American, 1912. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004672692/.
MLA citation style:
Irvin, Rea, Artist. We want our rights / Rea Irvin. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004672692/>.