Full Caption: “Ancient History.” Rea Irvin. Cover illustration from Life, February 20, 1913; AP101.L6. General Collections. Full Caption: “Ancient History.” Rea Irvin. Cover illustration from Life, February 20, 1913; AP101.L6. General Collections.

In suffrage cartoons women are often the aggressors, but on the day of the parade it was the men who threatened and harangued the women. The central figure resembles a classicized Susan B. Anthony in a liberty cap with anachronistic glasses and umbrella. Many of the illustrations in this “Husbandette's Number” depict large, fierce women with small, weak men.

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