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This is a small selection of our inventory of antique Women's History prints for sale. Additional inventory is available. Contact us with your request. 1-800-879-6277 

1878: New York City Hotel for Women Only. Antique engraved scenes from Harper's Weekly, showing exterior and interior views of the Women's Hotel on Fourth Avenue, New York City. 11x16 in. $30

1917 Women Pioneers in Many Trades. Photographic portraits of eight women from the Ladies Home Journal of February, 1917. Each of the women shown was a pioneer in one of the following trades: metal work; stained glass; goldsmith; window display design; theater; art auctions; architecture and investment. 11x16 in. $40

Women Voting in Late 1700s New Jersey. Hand colored engraving from the 1880 issue of Harper's Weekly. Shows a scene inside a late 1700s polling place, where women are lining up to vote in a municipal election. An article on the back of the page discusses the pros and cons of allowing women to vote. It also refers to the short period in early New Jersey when women were enfranchised. 11x16 in. $70

1905 Cartoon: Women in Football. Satirical lithographed cartoon from the 1905 issue of Puck Magazine, titled "Football in 1906." Implying that women's football will be dainty and genteel if allowed to play the next year.
13 x 20 in. $80

The Woman's International Council. A Group of Representative Delegates. Large photo shows picture of the women that make up the council, including Susan B. Anthony among many others.
1888 Frank Leslies'.
16 x 22 in. $60

Rosa Bonheur. Famous American Artist. Steel engraved by J.C. Buttre, NY. Engraved expressly for the ladies repository. Excellent condition. 6.5 X 10 in. $30

Half-tone showing a group of women playing soccer in an advertisement for Ivory Soap. The article informs the reader that when the skin's pores are opened by exercising, there is greatest necessity for thorough cleansing with soap.
9-1/2 x 7 in. $20

1873 "New York -- A Women's Reception To Miss Emily Faithfull At Steinway Hall -- Miss Faithfull Addressing the Audience." Wood engraving.
15 x 10 in. $30

1889 Half-page wood engraving featured in the German issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly showing an assembly of women at a women's convention for equal rights.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $30

"Women Voting At the Municipal Election in Boston on December 11." Drawn by Henry Sandham. Separate text page is included. Hand colroed, wood engraving.
16 x 11 in. $60

1894 "The Woman-Suffrage Movement in New York City." Image shows Society Ladies Securing Signatures to petitions to be presented to the Constitutional Convention -- Scene at Sherry's.
Hand colored half-tone.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60

1876 "Wife Auction in England." Half-page wood engraving from Harper's Weekly showing a disgruntled woman attached to a rope about to be sold to
the highest bidder.
11 x 8 in. $30

Women's Rights Denied at Cambridge 1897 - Chorus of sportsmen and dandies, "Begone! There is No Place for Maids!" fWood engraving eatured in Collier's Weekly.
15 x 10-1/2 in. $90

Color Lithorgraph by Puck. "We Are Getting There Fast." Showing Womens rights on the rise. Women wearing knickers off to work. Meek man staying at home.
13 1/2 x 10  in. $80

World War I Scenes: Women Join Work Force. This facinating photographic series is from The Graphic titled "A Transformation into Trousers: The Effect of War on Women Workers." It consist of eleven black and white photographs showing women performing jobs that had been held by men before the war began. This print is in excellent condition and a great peice of history.
16 x 11 in. $50

The Graphic 1917 titled "The Call to Women for State Service." A photographic series showing women who have joined the work force and this piece is hoping for a call for more.
16 x 11 in. $50

Womens Army Corps: A small womens recruitment poster produced in 1943 by the recruiting publicity Bureau of the U.S. Army.
12 1/2 x 9 3/8 in. $80

Woman hockey player
1914 Leslie's cover - Art work by Gordon Grant.
15 x 10-1/2 in. $80

Cosmetic Surgery - Early Days. "Complexion Specialist at her Painful and Disfiguring Work." Electric treatments, plastering, steaming, massage, scraping.  1896 Halftone photograph.
15 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. $30


201army: Very nice chromolithograph from Kurz & Allison c1890. Battle of Monmouth - June 28th, 1778. Revolutionary War print showing the infamous "Molly Pitcher" helping to load the cannon after her husband fell from heat stroke. 18x12 in. $125

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Women Billiards Player 1896. 5 Women and escorts. Hand colored, Half-tone print.
10 x 15 in. $60


Votes For Women: Harper's Weekly 1908, Showing Mrs. Cobden leading a talk in New York for the womens suffrage movement "Votes For Women"
13 5/8 x 9 1/4 in. $40

British Women's work in War Time. An intact booklet called Carry On, published by Harrison, Jehring & Co. 1917. Full  of photos of women in the work place during WWI, from sweeping the streets to capping explosive shells.
11 x  8 1/2 in. $80

Womens Suffrage Parade: A hand tinted halftone engraved photo showing a womens rights parade in New York and in London. Women suffragist had barricaded themselves in the 1766 Great Fire Monument. (bottom view)
16 x 11 in. $60

Female Pilot with Cigarette! "Of Course Women Prefer Them - They're Fresh." Colorful striking ad for Camel Cigarettes.
12 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. $30

1895 “Sales women in the Great Stores” 7p article by Mary Whiteman – Harper’s Monthly - Illustrations with photos of typical shop girls. Insightful look in to their work lives.
6 x 9 3/8 in. $30

Showcard 1922. The Healthy Girl Can Enjoy Her Work. #6 American Social Hygiene Association. Happy days farming & canning.
9 x 12 in. $30

Frances Willard. Portrait 1895 plus bio of this Women’s Christian Temperance Union. Half-tone engraving.
9 3/4 x 14 in. $40

Norway 1882 – First Female Student at the University of Christiania. Wood engraving.
6 1/2 x 9 in. $30

Women’s Rights in England. 1872 Hand colored, wood engraving featuring Miss Rhoda Garrett, Miss Lydia Becker, Mrs. Ernestine Rose, Mrs. Mark Pattison and Mrs. Fawcett.
11 x 16 in. $60

1894 “Shall Women be granted full Suffrage?” 2p article in the Illustrated American. “Yes” by Aline Shane Devin” - “No” by Lucia Peacher - “Yes” - Ida Porter-Brown.
9 x 12 in. $20

1909 Champagning of Equal Franchise – 2pp article by William Hemmingway on the Equal Franchise Society founded by Mrs. Clarence Mackay. Pictured are Mrs. Philp Lydig, Mrs. W. Bourke Cockran, Mrs. Henry Miller, Mrs George Gould.
10 3/8 x 15 1/2 in. $20

Woman’s Meeting – Cooper Union. “Woman’s Central Association of Relief” during Civil War. c.1865. Hand colored, wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $40

1869 “Will She Vote.” Mother holding baby daughter. Wood engraving cover of Appleton’s Magazine.
7 1/2 x 11 in. $50

Women’s Rights 1859. “Denouncing Ye Lords of Creation.” Wood engraving. Men in balcony protesting.
11 x 16 in. $50

1881 “Temptations of Handsome New York Working Girls” and how they are corrupted and led from the path of righteousness through the machinations of sensual and heartless employers. Rare. The National Police Gazette. *a few water stains upper left.
11 x 16 in. $125

The World of Busy Women; Where They are Holding Men's Job. 1916 Ladies' Home Journal. Half-tone print. Featuring 18 women who have done and are doing things which have been done by men.
10 3/4 x 16 in. $30

Women Who Have Blazed New Trails - Through the Forest of Men's Work Once Believed CLosed to Their Sex by Mary Hamilton Talbott. 1917 Ladies' Home Journal. Half-tone print.
11 x 16 in. $30

Portrait of Miss Clara Barton. A pioneering American nurse who founded the American Red Cross. 1866 Harper's Weekly. Wood engraving.
5 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. $30

Women's Vote in Utah by Erna Von R. Owen. 1914 Harper's Weekly. Article from Mrs. Owen about Women's Suffrage in Salt Lake City.
8 x 13 in. $30

The Lyceum Committeeman's Dream - Some Popular Lectures in Character. 1873 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving. Depicting caricatures of Noted Lecturers Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Mark Twain, Thomas Nast and 15 other noted nineteenth century writers, artists and celebrities.
10 3/4 x 15 7/8 in. $60

Other Worlds to Conquer. c.1920's Life Magazine.
11 x 17 1/8 in. $40

Unceasing Flow of Shells for the Big Guns at the Front. 1917 New York Times Pictorial. Showing two pictures of women loading shells and guiding shells down for assembly and shipment.
10 3/4 x 16 in. $40

Making Shrapnel in the Goverment Arsenals. 1917 New York Times Pictorial. Depicting women weighing and loading powder in small shells. Small article on the shrapnel process for use in the war.
10 3/4 x 16 in. $40

Worker in Time of War. 1917 New York Times Pictorial. 4 vignettes of various jobs women has to do come war time.
10 7/8 x 16 in. $40

Portrait of Frances E Willard; an american educator, temperance reformer and women's suffragist.
5 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. $30

Portrait of Frances E Willard. 1911.
5 7/8 x 9 in. $30

Jane Addams Peace on Earth. 1913 Ladies' Home Journal.
10 5/8 x 15 7/8 in. $30

A College President and the Suffrage by Clarence Wellford. Article and small portrait of M. Carey Thomas, President of Bryn Mawr College. Harper's Weekly.
10 3/4 x 15 7/8 in. $30

Women-Chemists in Wartime by Dr. Alfred Gradenwitz. 1917 Scientific American.
10 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. $40

Mrs. Woodhull Asserting Her Right To Vote. 1871 Harper's Weekly. Wood engraving. American leader of the women's suffrage movement marching to the poll and demanding to vote.
10 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. $40

Authoritative Announcement For the United States Goverment To the Women of America. 1918 Ladies' Home Journal.
10 5/8 x 15 7/8 in. $40

Ye May Session of Ye Woman's Rights Convention - Ye Orator of Ye Day Denoucing Ye Lords of Creation. Depicting a group of women in a hall listening to a woman speaker who is pointing to the men sitting in an upper gallery. 1859 Harper's Weekly. Wood engraving.
10 3/4 x 15 3/8 in. $50

1849 Copper engraved plate promoting knowledge in reading among women titled "Get, Wisdom."
5 1/4 x 8 5/8 in. $50

Coming into Line: The Enfranchisement of the Oriental Women. 1910 The Graphic.
11 3/8 x 15 3/4 in. $60

"Votes for Women!" - Women Suffrage Demonstration Parade on Saturday, May 6 in New York. They marched 43 New York Blocks. Half-tone print. 1911 Leslie's Weekly.
10 x 16 1/8 in. $60

Women Candidates in the Election. Showing 15 canidates in the General Election parliamentary. 1923 The Graphic Magazine.
10 x 16 1/8 in. $60

Full 9-page article on the Richest U.S. Women. 1936. Pictures and small biographies on many women (The Whitneys, Carnegies, Mrs. Moses Taylor, etc.)
11 x 13 3/4 in. $80

1914 Life Magazine cover by William H. Walker features Uncle Sam (dressed as a man on top and a woman from the waist down) with the caption Equal Suffrage, refering to the woman's rights sufferage movement of that time. )
9 x 11 in. $60


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