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Images Dated 17th October 2013

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Suffragette Scottish W.S.P.U Cup & Saucer Featured 17 Oct 2013 Image

Suffragette Scottish W.S.P.U Cup & Saucer

A tea cup and saucer commisioned for use at the Scottish W.S.P.U Exhibition, held in Glasgow in April 1910, Votes for Women April 22nd 1910, remarked that the design is a combination of the Scottish and Suffrage emblems; the figure of justice designed by Miss. Sylvia Pankhurst and the Scottish thistle stand side by side in most delicate shades of purple and green. The Sylvia Pankhurst motif of the Angel of Freedom appeared on the tea service designed for the refreshment rooms at the Women's Exhibition in Knightsbridge in May 1909. The Scottish piece bears the mark of the Diamond China Co. and is all hand painted. Date: 1910

© The March of the Women Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

Suffragette Give Me a Vote Ceramic Featured 17 Oct 2013 Image

Suffragette Give Me a Vote Ceramic

A wild-eyed suffragette dressed in the colours of the W.S.P.U - purple, white and green, waves a flag which reads, I Want a Vote'. The inscription on the base reads, Give me a Vote and See What I'll Do!'. Based on a design by John Hassall who was commisioned by the National League for Opposing Women's Suffrage in 1912 to produce posters and postcards for propaganda purposes. This ceramic figure was made by the enterprising firm of Schafer & Vater in Germany. Height 13cm. Date: circa 1912

© The March of the Women Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

Suffragette W.S.P.U Regalia Flag Featured 17 Oct 2013 Image

Suffragette W.S.P.U Regalia Flag

A W.S.P.U flag or pennant in purple, white and green silk. At one end is a square additional section (24cm x 24cm) in cream silk with beautifully embroidered laurel wreath with purple ribbon bow at the bottom. The letters W.S.P.U are embroidered in alternate purple and green thread, each with gold thread surrounding the letters. In the centre are scales of justice. A piece designed for the demonstration of 23rd July 1910 and specifically for the West Procession. Edith Craig and Laurence Housman devised a Roman theme for this element copying the SPQR seen on Roman standards. They envisaged hundreds of clustered standards and fluttering pennons on the marches route. Date: 1910

© The March of the Women Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library