Suffragist’s skirt and bodice

Te Manawa Museums Trust, Palmerston North, New Zealand (no date) Christina Prouse Collection Items. Used with permission.

Heritage Horowhenua (2023) Christina Prouse. Information from ‘Walk of Fame’ in Levin. Used with permission.

Heritage Horowhenua (2023) Christina Prouse Biog complete (PDF download from website). Used with permission

NZ History (n.d.) Suffrage petition extract containing Christina Prouse’s signature. Used with permission

Further information

New Zealand History ‘New Zealand Rational Dress association 1894-?’ from Women Together: a History of Women’s Organisations in New Zealand. Used with permission.

Pater, Jelerby (1871)  ‘Questions for Polly Plum’ appeared in New Zealand Herald 1871. Transcript from C. Macdonald (ed.), The vote, the pill and the demon drink: a history of feminist writing in New Zealand, 1869–1993, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 1993. Retrieved from New Zealand History website. Used with permission.