Posts Tagged “women”

Women in New Zealand Vote in the General Election of 28 November 1893

Posted on November 27th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

On 28 November 1893, New Zealand became the first country in the world in modern times to give women the vote in a general election. To mark this historic day, here are two newspaper stories that report on the New Zealand General Election of 1893, and also a report on the passing of the legislation […]

Women and Wrinkles – Causes and Cures and Mademoiselle Meta’s £250 Wrinkle Challenge

Posted on September 19th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

We like this thoughtful article from 1905 about the causes and cures for women’s wrinkles, and also this advertorial from 1909 about the anti-wrinkling cures discovered by Harriet Meta of Paris and London. Although we do like our many ’laughter lines’, we are greatly enthused by the £250 challenge issue by Mademoiselle Meta. Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser – […]