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Suffragettes Collection

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Holloway Brooch

Suffragette W. S. P. U Holloway Brooch
The Holloway Brooch, designed by Sylvia Pankhurst, for presentation to W.S.P.U released prisoners. It depicts the portcullis symbol of the House of Commons with chains and broad arrows in purple

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Cat Scratch and Fight Police

Suffragette Cat Scratch and Fight Police. Cat with Votes for Women sign around its neck proclaims, I m a catty suffragette, I scratch and fight the P lice, so long as they withhold the vote

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Flora Drummond Tartan

Suffragette Flora Drummond Tartan. Flora Drummond (1879-1949) wearing a tartan shawl, arm raised, may be doing The Highland Fling Probably taken when Scottish suffragettes welcomed Mary Phillips

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Board Game PANK-A-SQUITH

Suffragette Board Game PANK-A-SQUITH
A suffragette board game called Pank-A-Squith which was first advertised in the pages of Votes for Women, October 1909. It was described as a highly artistic TABLE GAME that helps to spread

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Cat In Hat and Flag

Suffragette Cat In Hat and Flag. A cat wears a large picture hat and a flag in WSPU colours, purple, white and green, fastened as a shawl with VFW badge

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Rally Womens Sunday Programme 1908

Suffragette Rally Womens Sunday Programme 1908. Official programme & souvenir of the Votes for Women Demonstration, 21st June 1908

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Ju-Jitsu suffragette

Ju-Jitsu suffragette
If you want to earn some time throw a policeman! The Ju-Jitsu suffragette shows how a policeman may be tackled. Mrs Garrud, the well-known suffragette

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Suffragists on the WarPath

Suffragette Suffragists on the WarPath. Four gleeful suffragettes attack policeman lying prostrate on the ground. Captioned, Jump on him. He is only a mere man. Date: circa 1907

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Badge and Ribbon

Suffragette W. S. P. U Badge and Ribbon
A circular tin badge with green border, white centre and purple lettering - W.S.P.U Votes for Women. Attatched to the badge is a piece of purple, white and green satin ribbon. Date: circa 1908

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Pankhurst Manchester Docks

Suffragette Pankhurst Manchester Docks. Mrs. Pankhurst stands in the dock, resplendent in picture hat and votes for women sash. A reference to the fact that the Pankhursts hailed from Manchester

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Cat in Straw Hat Votes for Women

Suffragette Cat in Straw Hat Votes for Women. Cat in a straw hat, placed at a jaunty angle, wears a large placard which reads, Votes for Women Date: circa 1908

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: The Suffragette that knew Jiu-Jitsu

The Suffragette that knew Jiu-Jitsu - The Arrest. A crowd of terrified Policemen look on in trepidation at a lone suffragette, her sleeves rolled up, ready to take on all-comers

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Badge Sylvia Pankhurst

Suffragette W. S. P. U Badge Sylvia Pankhurst
Badge issued by the Womens Social & Political Union with design by Sylvia Pankhurst. This circular tin badge in purple, green and white, shows a young woman

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst a suffragette, on her way to Cannon Row after smacking Inspector Jarviss face. 1909

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Cat I Want My Vote

Suffragette Cat I Want My Vote. A suffragette cat or kitten against a background of purple, White and green (The colours of the Womens Social & Political Union) says I Want My Vote Date: circa 1908

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Keir Hardie giving a speech

Keir Hardie giving a speech
Keir Hardie (1856-1915), founder of the Labour party, addressing suffragettes at a free speech meeting

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Leading Suffragettes

Leading Suffragettes
Five leading suffragettes: (from left) Lady Constance Lytton, Annie Kenney, Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, Christabel Pankhurst and Sylvia Pankhurst

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Militant Arrested Mary Phillips

Suffragette Militant Arrested Mary Phillips. A woman, flanked by two policemen, with mounted officer in front, is led down a London Street

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragettes - Christmas Dinner in Holloway by Lawson Wood

Suffragettes - Christmas Dinner in Holloway by Lawson Wood
Four portly prison officers and policemen force feed a handcuffed suffragette Christmas pudding from the police buffet trolley in Holloway Prison. Date: 1912

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Hunger Strike Medal W. S. P. U

Suffragette Hunger Strike Medal W. S. P. U
The W.S.P.U Hunger Strike medal presented to Grace Chappelow (1884-1971). This has two bars, indicating two imprisonments during which time, Grace was on hunger strike

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Song Anthem March of the Women

Suffragette Song Anthem March of the Women. Words and music of The March of the Women composed by Ethel Smyth, dedicated to the Womens Social & Political Union, written in 1911

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Demonstration Hyde Park 1908

Suffragette Demonstration Hyde Park 1908. Advertisement for an excursion train to London from Ipswich on Sunday June 21st 1908

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Vote For Shes

Suffragette Vote For Shes. An aggressive looking cat holds a sign reading, Vote For Shes, in its paw. Captioned, the suffragette Down with the Tom Cats. Date: circa 1907

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Votes for Women Meeting

Suffragette Votes for Women Meeting. Leaflet/flyer issued by the National Womens Social & Political Union, advertising a public meeting at the Music Hall, Aberdeen, March 5th 1909, Mrs

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Demonstration Rally Hyde Park

Suffragette Demonstration Rally Hyde Park
The Great Suffragette Demonstration held on 23rd July 1910. banners held aloft include Fortune Favours The Brave, Arise Go Forth & Conquer and the Emmeline Pankhurst banner. Date: 23rd July 1910

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Keir Hardie addressing suffragettes at Trafalgar Square

Keir Hardie addressing suffragettes at Trafalgar Square
Keir Hardie (1856-1915), founder of the Labour party, addressing suffragettes at a free speech meeting in 1908 - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) and Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy (1834-1913)

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Sylvia Pankhurst Suffragette

Sylvia Pankhurst Suffragette. Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960) portrait. Sylvia Pankhurst wearing a thick fur coat. Date: circa 1906

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragettes Gathered at Bow Street

Suffragettes Gathered at Bow Street
A group of W.S.P.U members in sashes and long motoring scarves wait outside Bow Street Magistrates Court Date: circa 1908

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Sash Votes for Women

Suffragette W. S. P. U Sash Votes for Women
Womens Social & Political Union sash, in the colours of purple, white and green. White background with border edging of purple and green, dark green lettering

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragettes Pankhurst and Gawthorpe Rutland 1907

Suffragettes Pankhurst and Gawthorpe Rutland 1907
Christabel Pankhurst and Mary Gawthorpe in the Market Place, Uppingham, holding a meeting during the 1907 Rutland bye-election

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Ribbon Badge

Suffragette W. S. P. U Ribbon Badge
Suffragette badge in purple, white and green grosgrain ribbon, with Votes for Women woven into the middle white section. Issued by the Womens Social & Political Union

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Women WW1 Land Army

Women WW1 Land Army
A poster recruiting for the Womens Land Army, showing a land girl feeding a horse and foal. Proclaiming, National Service

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Hyde Park Demonstration 1908

Suffragette Hyde Park Demonstration 1908. Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst stands beside Mrs. Wolstenholme Elmy (1833-1918) Pioneer Suffragist then aged 75 yrs, in a Votes for Women sash

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Lancashire Lass Arrested

Suffragette Lancashire Lass Arrested. A Lancashire lass in clogs and shawl being Escorted Through Palace Yard by two burly policemen

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison In Memoriam

Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison In Memoriam. In Memoriam leaflet produced for the memorial service for Emily Wilding Davison (1872-1913) held at St Georges Church. Bloomsbury on 14th June 1913

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suggragette Novel Outlawed Charlotte Despard

Suggragette Novel Outlawed Charlotte Despard. Outlawed A Novel on the Woman Suffrage Question, by Mrs. Despard (1844-1939) and Mabel Collins (Mrs. Keningale Cook)

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Ethel Snowden Suffragist

Ethel Snowden Suffragist. Ethel Snowden (1880-1951) portrait. Mrs. Philip Snowden, member of the N.U.W.S.S, married to Philip Snowden M.P

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Hen Pecked Husband Suffers

Suffragette Hen Pecked Husband Suffers. Poor Hen-Pecked husband cleans out the fire while wife tells him what to do. Caption reads, My Wifes joined the suffrage movement

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette House that Man Built Policeman

Suffragette House that Man Built Policeman. Policeman has a suffragette in his grip whilst another attempts to bring her umbrella down firmly on his head

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette, The House That Man Built Banner

Suffragette, The House That Man Built Banner. Pro-Suffrage Viewpoint, showing suffragettes carrying a banner. Based on an actual banner

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Campaign Muriel Matters Pankhurst

Suffragette Campaign Muriel Matters Pankhurst. The campaign of the suffragettes in October 1908, including demonstration in Trafalgar Square, the trial of Mrs

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Votes for Women Christmas Card

Suffragette Votes for Women Christmas Card. Tabby cat with a feather in its hat, ribbon badge and satchel, holds a Vote for Women scroll

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Mary Jane Clarke W. S. P. U

Mary Jane Clarke W. S. P. U
Mary Jane Clarke W.S.P.U. Mary Jane Clarke, (1863-1910) Younger sister of Emmeline Pankhurst. In 1909, she was organiser for the W.S.P.U, living in Brighton, a year later

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette - Womens Rights - Bloomerism

Suffragette - Womens Rights - Bloomerism
A woman wearing bloomers is stopped by a Policeman from entering a Ladies Public Toilet as she is wearing bloomers, which PC Plod views as unsuitable for a lady! Date: 1913

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Card Game - The Game of Suffragette

Card Game - The Game of Suffragette
The Game of Suffragette was devised and produced by the Kensington branch of the Womens Social & Political Union. It was announced in the November 1907 issue of the Unions publication

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragettes WSPU Wimbledon Banner

Suffragettes WSPU Wimbledon Banner
Members of the Wimbledon branch of the Womens Social and Political Union, with their banner displayed. Probably taken at an at home meeting in the garden of Rose Lamartine-Yates house - Dorset Hall

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Sash Votes for Women

Suffragette W. S. P. U Sash Votes for Women
Sash produced for the Womens Social & Political Union, in the colours of purple, white and green. The sash is made in a heavy woven cotton material with white central panel and borders

Background imageSuffragettes Collection: Suffragette Badge Womens Freedom League

Suffragette Badge Womens Freedom League
Badge produced for the Womens Freedom League in tin with celluloid (?) covering, in W.F.Ls colours of green, gold and white



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