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Althea Gibson

This weeks Illustrated Woman in History was submitted by Moira Paul of Carve Her Name. It is featured in the Women’s History Month 2019 zine. Click here to buy Althea Gibson was an American tennis player and professional golfer. In 1956, she became the first African American to win a Grand Slam title. In 1999, Serena Williams was seeking advice …

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Women’s History Month 2019 zine!

In celebration of Women’s History Month 2019 a new zine full of amazing illustrations and fascinating biographies is available on my Etsy shop! Click here to buy Zines are A5, full colour and handmade to order. This issue features Illustrations and biographies of Bernadette Devlin by Roisin Hanley Enid Blyton by Rachel NesbittConstance Markievicz by Faye …

feminist

Working-Class Suffragette: The Life of Annie Kenney

My Illustration of Annie Kenney can now be found in Carol Talbot’s Working-Class Suffragette: The Life of Annie Kenney! The book can be purchased from Amazon (link below) or if you’re in or around Manchester it can be found in the following places: The People’s History Museum Manchester John Rylands Library, Manchester Pankhurst Centre, Nelson …

music

Karen Carpenter

The biography for this weeks illustrated woman in history was submitted by Anna Sanderson. Illustration by Thom Kofoed. Karen Carpenter was a singer and drummer with the brother-sister duo Carpenters. A pioneer for female percussionists, her untimely death brought much needed awareness to the eating disorder anorexia nervosa. Karen Anne Carpenter was born on March …

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Lady Arbella Stuart

This week’s Illustrated Women in History was submitted by Nisha Woolford. It will be included in the Women in History 2019 zine which will be out next month! Lady Arbella Stuart was once considered as a strong successor to Queen Elizabeth I’s throne. She was raised and trained to be a Queen, trapped in Hardwick …

activists

Maria Elena Moyano

This week’s Illustrated Women in History was submitted by Nancy Landaverde. It will be included in the Women in History 2019 zine which will be out next month! Maria Elena Moyano (1958 – 1992) Maria Elena Moyano was a social activist from Villa El Salvador, a town on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. As a …

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Patrisse Cullors

Patrisse Cullors is an artist, organizer, freedom fighter and queer activist. She is a co-founder of Black Lives Matter. Cullors became an activist as a teenager when joining the  Bus Riders Union, a civil rights social movement organization. At the age of 16 she was forced to leave home after she revealed her queer identity to her parents. She formed a …

politics

Constance Markievicz

Constance Markievicz was submitted by Faye Quinn for the Women’s History Month 2019 zine which will be available in March. Submissions are still open! Constance Markievicz was an Irish political in the early 1900’s. She fought in the centre of the Easter Rising for 6 days and was then sentenced to lifetime imprisonment. She was …