Photo, Print, Drawing The new woman--wash day

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About this Item

Title
The new woman--wash day
Summary
Stereographa showing posed cliché of woman in knickers smoking cigarette and watching man wash laundry in tub.
Contributor Names
Strohmeyer & Wyman.
Created / Published
New York, N.Y. : Strohmeyer & Wyman, c1897.
Subject Headings
-  Laundry--1890-1900
-  Domestic life--United States--1890-1900
-  Spouses--United States--1890-1900
-  Women's rights--1890-1900
Headings
Humorous pictures--1890-1900.
Photographic prints--1890-1900.
Stereographs--1890-1900.
Genre
Humorous pictures--1890-1900
Stereographs--1890-1900
Photographic prints--1890-1900
Notes
-  40642 U.S. Copyright Office.
-  Caption label from exhibit Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote Western States Pave the Way: Fears of Domestic Upheaval and Feminized Men Few suffragists seriously expected men to assume equal housekeeping responsibilities, but, in challenging men's monopoly on the public political sphere, women's campaign for voting rights unsettled those who perceived suffrage as a threat to gender roles and the domestic division of labor. These fears surfaced in cartoons, leaflets, and as shown here, the popular parlor entertainment of stereographs, a pair of photographs, which when looked at through a special viewer appear as a single three-dimensional image.
-  Copyright 1897 by Strohmeyer & Wyman.
-  On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, New York, London, Toronto-Canada, Ottawa-Kansas.
-  Similar images: LC-USZ62-98405 and LC-USZ62-98406.
-  Title from item.
-  Exhibited: "Shall Not Be Denied Women Fight for the Vote" at The Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, Southwest Curtain, Washington, DC, June 6, 2019 - Sept. 5, 2020.
Medium
2 photographs : albumen prints on card mount ; sheets 8.1 x 15.7 cm, mount 8.8 x 17.8 cm (stereograph format)
Call Number/Physical Location
STEREO SUBJ FILE - Women--Rights of women [item] [P&P]
Digital Id
stereo 1s27690 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/stereo.1s27690
cph 3b44956 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b44956
Library of Congress Control Number
90706169
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-stereo-1s27690 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-98878 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Language
english
Online Format
image
Description
2 photographs : albumen prints on card mount ; sheets 8.1 x 15.7 cm, mount 8.8 x 17.8 cm (stereograph format) | Stereographa showing posed cliché of woman in knickers smoking cigarette and watching man wash laundry in tub.
Original Format
photo, print, drawing
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/90706169
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Chicago citation style:

Strohmeyer & Wyman. The New Woman--Wash Day. United States, ca. 1897. New York, N.Y.: Strohmeyer & Wyman. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/90706169/.

APA citation style:

Strohmeyer & Wyman. (ca. 1897) The New Woman--Wash Day. United States, ca. 1897. New York, N.Y.: Strohmeyer & Wyman. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90706169/.

MLA citation style:

Strohmeyer & Wyman. The New Woman--Wash Day. New York, N.Y.: Strohmeyer & Wyman. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90706169/>.

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