Bloomerism in practice : the morning after the victory / A.W.



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Bloomerism in practice : the morning after the victory / A.W.
Interior scene with a woman (Mrs. Turkey) sitting on the arm of a rocking chair in a lounging outfit, smoking. A puff of smoke above her head contains the message, "For President, Mrs. Turkey!" A man (Mr. Turkey) is sitting in the rocking chair, hunched over while mending a coat. Mrs. Turkey's conventional dress lies discarded in the left foreground. A young boy stands in the right foreground, crying and holding a sign that reads, "No more Papa & Mama." Two women (a cook and a maid) enter the room through a doorway in the center background, wearing bloomer costumes and holding signs reading, "No more basement & kitchen" and "No more massa & missus." A hanging, framed document partially visible in upper left background refers to women's rights.
Printed in lower margin: "Mrs. Turkey reposing on her laurels, waiting for breakfast. Mr. Turkey mending his coat-tail. Enters Master Turkey crying, 'Oh Ma! Breakfast will never be ready, for Biddy says she wants to do like Missus, and won't cook anymore, sez she!' (First disappointment.)"
Printed in upper left corner: Pl. 17.
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1 print : lithograph ; 30.3 x 24.2 cm.
William L. Clements Library
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2016-01-06 00:03:58

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"Bloomerism in practice : the morning after the victory / A.W.". University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 07, 2022.