Suffrage For All Women?

 
        In this cartoon, published in Judge on October 12, 1912, the fashionable women hold lacy votes and line up to deposit them in a decorated ballot box. How does this image relate to the popular perception of politics as a rough-and-tumble adventure? Judging from this cartoon is voting an arduous activity, one that would strain the capacities of supposedly delicate women? Why would suffragists use such an image?wpe20.jpg (11301 bytes)