[Mock-up for "No Vote for You Lady"]

[Mock-up for "No Vote for You Lady"]

Ephemera

Ernst Halberstadt

American, b. Germany, 1910–1987

[Mock-up for "No Vote for You Lady"]

1950
Gelatin silver prints, letterpress prints and acrylic
Overall: 27.9 × 71.3 × 0.2 cm (11 × 28 1/16 × 1/16 in.)
Gift of David Halberstadt
2010.1223.0012
Inscriptions recto (yellow and white paint on applied black paper, detached): NO VOTE FOR You Lady / UNLESS [underlined] YOU REGISTER AND VOTE
(printed on applied paper, detached): © Copyright Julian Brightman Co.
(pencil): [illegible inscription on letterpress halftone image of woman posing in kitchen]
(printed): [real estate advertisements from the Boston Herald, Thursday, May 11, 1950, page 37]
(in image): 'I Do Not Believe in / Democracy,' Realty / Lobby Head Says / "I do not believe in democracy. I / think it stinks...I don't think any- / body except direct taxpayers should / be allowed to vote. I don't believe / women should be allowed to vote / at all." / That statement was / was made by the man who / heads the lobby fighting all efforts / of the Government to help people / get decent housing.
(ink): Ernst Halberstadt
verso (printed in blue): garrison / Extra Fine / ILLUSTRATION BOARD / For pen, pencil and water color / 20x30 E. J. ARDON CO. [underlined] 30x40 / Boston, Mass. [printed twice]
(pencil): up[illeg.] / Down out [?] / You can't take [illeg.] / for granted. / You'll have to [illeg.] / as the [illeg.] have / [illeg.]

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