About this object

  • ID:

    50.82/1662

  • Production date:

    1913

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Emily Wilding Davison (1872-1913), wearing her Holloway Badge. Emily Wilding Davison gave up her teaching post to become a career militant. She served nine prison sentences and endured many sessions of force-feeding, for a range of offences including obstruction, stone throwing, window smashing, setting fire to pillar-boxes, and assaulting a minister she mistook for the Cabinet Minister David Lloyd George. In the 1913 Derby she ran onto the racetrack and attempted to stop the king's horse. She received serious head inuries and died four days later at Epsom Cottage Hospital.

  • Measurements

    H 138 mm; L 88 mm

  • Materials

    paper

  • Last Updated

    2013-06-19

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