CreatorJohn Maddock and Sons
Commemorative plate made of white ironstone, with blue underglaze inscription, "Votes for women". On verso: Maddock maker's mark. This plate was made for the conference of great women held at marble house, July 8 and 9, 1914. Hosted by Alva Vanderbilt Belmont (Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont). The campaign for women's rights began on the higher social levels, later trickled down to middle class.
Credit LineGift of Susan Coen
Object Typecommemorative plate
SubjectsConference of Great Women
John Maddock and Sons
Related People & OrganizationsBelmont, Alva, 1853-1933 (associated)