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    Wooden Votes For Woman Suffragette. From an unattributed maker, this figure is of a woman with mouth open stumping for Woman's Rights. Her wooden placard reads "Votes For Women, A Match For You." Made in a very folksy style the piece retains much of its original paint with Suffragette's face showing the most wear. Obviously made as a souvenir match holder the only reference to its origin is the penciled wording on the bottom "Souvenir of Weymouth July 1909". The city of Weymouth is not far from Boston, which was a hot bed of Suffrage activity all during the movement. We have never had the privilege of selling a piece similar to this nor have we seen one in any collection.

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    June, 2006
    7th Wednesday
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