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Question of propriety
Title : Question of propriety Question of propriety
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Source : Critic, 26 August 1899, p. 16
Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Date of creation : 1899
Format : Cartoon
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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South Australia's leadership in women's suffrage drew critical comments from conservative groups in other colonies. In response to the demand by Victorian women for the right to vote, the Conservative Party responds in this cartoon, 'I assure you they're very unbecoming, ma'am. Just look at Miss South Australia there!' Victoria was the last Australian state to give women the vote (1908) and to permit women to stand for Parliament (1923).
Coverage year : 1899
Period : 1884-1913
Further reading :
The Critic , Adelaide : A. McKain, 1897-1924 (Adelaide, S. Aust.: Vardon and Pritchard)
Hannam, June. International encylopedia of women's suffrage, Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, c2000
Jones, Helen. In her own name : a history of women in South Australia from 1836, Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press, 1994

Oldfield, Audrey. Australian women and the vote, Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1994

Oldfield, Audrey. Woman suffrage in Australia : a gift or a struggle, Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1992
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