Suffragette Costume (in progress)

Suffragette Costume (in progress), originally uploaded by pennylrichardsca.

My Halloween costume is taking shape. I’m a 1912-era suffragette, dressed all in white as many did for parades and demonstrations. The Flickr Commons uploads from the Library of Congress are mostly from 1910-1915 news archives, and the many photos of suffrage demonstrators inspired this costume. I’m still working on the hat and the protest sign…. More soon.

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3 Responses to “Suffragette Costume (in progress)”

  1. Virginia Harris Says:

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  2. Lisa Clarke Says:

    I love it! And I think it’s a perfect choice, too.

  3. Grace Says:

    Awesome costume!

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