Many women have stood up for women's rights or equal opportunities throughout the ages and became famous or well known through their struggle.
This beautiful bronze relief of the head of Wilhelmina Drucker (1847-1925) was made by the famous artist and resistance hero Gerrit van der Veen in 1939. Drucker was one of the co-founders of the Vrouwen Vereeniging (Women’s society) in 1889, an organization that was the motor behind many initiatives and societies. One of the most important societies originating […]Read more
Among the thousands of items that were retrieved from Moscow in 2003, was this extraordinarily watercolour of Rosa Manus (1881-1942). Rosa Manus, ‘a modern woman of stature’, was one of the founders and the first president of the International Archives for the Women’s movement in 1935. At the bottom right ‘J.H. Sp. 27’. These intitials […]Read more