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The Suffragette

Advertisement for The Suffragette newspaper. This poster, designed by Mary Bartels, represents the Suffragette as a feminine 'womanly' woman. The Suffragette was launched as the official newspaper of the Women's Social and Political Union in 1912. Its launch represented a split in the Union as Emmeline and Fred Pethick-Lawrence were purged from the leadership by Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst. As the Pankhursts organised an increasingly militant campaign from their new headquarters at Lincolns Inn House, Kingsway, the Pethick-Lawence's continued to publish Votes for Women at Clement's House, whilst advocating a less extreme militancy.

  • Production Date:
    c. 1914
  • ID no:
    50.82/1109a
  • Location:
    In Store
Further Information
  • Number of items: 1
  • Measurements: H 757 mm; L 500 mm
  • Materials: paper
  • Status: permanent collection
  • Copyright Holder: unknown
  • Last Updated: 2011-08-24
  • Related Event:
    Suffragette Campaign 1903-1918
  • Related Organisation:
    Women's Social and Political Union
  • Related Group:
    The Suffragettes
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