The Rights of Women, or the Effects of Female Enfranchisement, 1853

About this picture

Etching by George Cruikshank, published in the Comic Almanac for 1853

About the subject

An engraving by caricaturist George Cruikshank showing the supposed effect of giving women the vote. Sir Charles Darling, the attractive ’ladies candidate’, is receiving all of the attention; the 'great political economist Screw Driver' is ignored.

History of Parliament Trust

Ref Volumes: 1820-1832