About this object

  • ID:

    2001.69/79

  • Production date:

    1912

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Article from the Illustrated London News, 9 March 1912. Entitled 'Glass-Smashing for Votes! Suffragettes as window-breakers', the page is printed with illustrations showing suffragettes smashing shop front windows in the West End of London. The article refers to an incident on 1 March where 150 suffragettes armed with toffee hammers and stones broke shop and office windows in the Strand, Cockspur Street, Downing Street, Whitehall, Piccadilly, Bond Street and Oxford Street. 270 premises were damaged by the action and over 220 suffragettes arrested.

  • Measurements

    H 387 mm; L 247 mm

  • Materials

    paper

  • Last Updated

    2016-10-05

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