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Wonderful series of photos of women walking in London and Paris. This was taken 30th June 1908 of a "shopgirl" reading. Note the sleeve protectors.

Covent Garden Flower Women From 'Street Life in London', 1877

British Suffragette selling the Votes for Women, London, 1910

British women employed as porters due to the shortage of men during World War I, London, UK, 1915.

THANK YOU, EMMELINE!!! Suffragette (women's rights movement) Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested after protesting near Buckingham Palace. London, England, [1907-1914].

Charlotte Cooper of Ealing, the first woman Olympic champion at the 1900 Paris Olympics, the first Olympics women were allowed to play in. She had already won 3 Wimbledon titles (and would go on to win 2 more) and beat Hélène Prévost in straight sets to achieve the gold. During the 1900 games Cooper also won gold in mixed doubles. Like many women, Cooper played in a long dress with long sleeves. She died at the age of 96 in 1966.

WW1 London: Female members of the Scotland Yard pose for a group portrait. The London police department was pioneer in recruiting and deploying women in the patrol force.

Advertisement for the London Underground, 1908

street style photographed by Edward Linley Sambourne, 15 June 1908