Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

10/3/2012

Women’s lib 1902: How artist imagined career girls of the future (and yes, he was a man)

Despite being a tongue-in-cheek depiction of girls in uniform, Albert’s Bergeret’s collection of playing cards entitled ‘Women of the Future’ turned out to be an eerily accurate portrait of the modern world. The French illustrator, renowned for his post cards, created a series of drawings in 1902 showing girls dressed as soldiers, lawyers, journalists and even army generals. And while he was right in predicting women would one day join the work force, the impractical wardrobe choices were far from realistic. for more click here

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