20 Vintage Postcards That Show Just How Sexist We Once Were

100 years is a long time in politics...

Today is a momentous occasion. Britain is on the cusp of ushering in its second female Prime Minister in history. Sure, some may think that Theresa May is a racist, xenophobic serpent, but in terms of gender equality it's a pretty big step (so long as you ignore the Tories' long list of misogynistic policies, of course). 

So, seeing as the nation seems to be riding high on its first-wave feminist high horse (while ignoring the real, structural problems that discriminate against anything 'feminine' that still grips society today), we figured we'd take a look back at some of the anti-feminist propaganda that started it all.

Ladies and gentlemen, here are 20 incredibly sexist postcards that failed to stop women getting the vote.

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