Commemorative Plate

Object number
91.20.1
Creator
John Maddock and Sons
Date
1914
Description
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.
Materials
ironstone
Credit Line
Gift of Susan Coen
Object Type
commemorative plate
Subjects
Conference of Great Women
John Maddock and Sons
Related People & Organizations
Belmont, Alva, 1853-1933 (associated)