Hunger strike medal

Silver hunger strike medal presented to the suffragette Leonora Tyson. On one side is engraved 'Hunger Strike' on the reverse 'Leonora Tyson'. The medal is attached to a small strip of purple, white & green ribbon to which is also attached one purple white and green enamel bar, engraved on the reverse 'fed by force 4/3/12. At the top of the ribbon is a silver pin inscribed 'For Valour'. Associated presentation box labelled 'b'.

  • Production Date:
    1912
  • ID no:
    2003.46/197a
  • Location:
    On Display: Museum of London: People's City: Suffragettes
Further Information
  • Number of items: 1
  • Measurements: H 50 mm; L 38 mm
  • Materials: silver; silk
  • Status: permanent collection
  • Copyright Holder: digital image copyright Museum of London
  • 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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