Show at the Phoenix Art Museum Medieval-ism: Fashion's Romance with the Middle Ages. Unknown American or English designer. Changeant silk taffeta with silk laces and metal tips. Via Phoenix Art Museum. Photo by Ken Howie.
Blanche Bates, ca. 1894 US (Milwaukee). Blanche Bates was an American actress, born in Portland, Oregon. She made her début in San Francisco in a benefit performance of Brander Matthews's 'This Picture and That'.
19 September 1893 New Zealand first in women’s vote. With the signing of the Electoral Bill by Governor Lord Glasgow, New Zealand becomes the first country in the world to grant national voting rights to women.