A non-binding referendum on prohibition of liquor was held in Sweden on 27 August 1922. The proposal failed, with 51% voting against the change on a turnout of 55.1%. Voting patterns were sharply divided between men and women, with 59% of women voting for the proposal and 59% of men voting against.
Left: "Payday evening — vote yes!"; A poster of a drunk husband in front of his weeping wife and children, encouraging voters to vote for prohibition
Right: "Crayfish require these drinks — Vote no"; A famous poster by Albert Engström, encouraging voters to vote against prohibition