Women Of The Future, According To French Futurists In 1902

Published February 6, 2015
Updated March 8, 2018

Women Of The Future

A. Berteget, a French photographer and artist at the turn of the 20th century, presents us this photo series entitled Women Of The Future. At times, the images almost seem like pin-ups, but the pride and the posture of the women tells a different story:

Picture Series Of Women In The Future
Women Of The Future- New Army Recruit

Retrofuturism Women In The Future
Women Of The Future - Guard

How Women In The 21st Century Were Imagined In 1902
Women Of The Future: Gendarme

Drummer
Women Of The Future: Little Drummer

Women Of The Future- Sailor
Women Of The Future- Sailor.

Women Of The Future- Footsoldier
Women Of The Future- Footsoldier.

Women Of The Future- Lieutenant
Women Of The Future- Lieutenant.

Women Of The Future- Art Student
Women Of The Future- Art Student.

Women Of The Future- Jockey
Women Of The Future- Jockey.

Women Of The Future- Coachwoman
Women Of The Future- Coachwoman.

Women Of The Future- Journalist
Women Of The Future- Journalist.

Women Of The Future- Lawyer
Women Of The Future- Lawyer.

Women Of The Future- Mayor
Women Of The Future- Mayor.

Women Of The Future- Deputy / Minister Of Parliament.

Women Of The Future- Doctor
Women Of The Future- Doctor.

Women Of The Future- Student
Women Of The Future- Student

Women Of The Future- Soldier
Women Of The Future- Soldier.

Women Of The Future- Firewoman
Women Of The Future- FIrewoman

Funny, though -- if you imagined a woman would be permitted to be a doctor in the year 2000, why wouldn't you just make it legal for her do so in 1902?


For more images of the future, check out our gallery of postcards from 1900 that imagined what the year 2000 would be like.

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