Anne Wallentine is a writer and art historian.

Eye miniature of Victoria, Princess Royal, probably commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1857.

Token gestures – the jewellery of long-distance love

From eye miniatures to lockets of hair, historical love tokens brought people together even when they were apart

22 Oct 2020
Suffragists on the picket line in front of the White House in 1917. National Woman’s Party Records, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress

A history of the US women’s suffrage movement in five objects

This August marks the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in America

14 Jul 2020