About this object

  • Maker:

    Women's Social and Political Union

  • ID:

    50.82/648

  • Production date:

    1911

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Handbill issued by the Women's Social and Political Union announcing a demonstration to be held outside the House of Commons on Tuesday 21st November 1911. This demonstration was organised in protest against the Government's intention to introduce a franchise bill that would give the vote to all men but continue to exclude women. The handbill, printed in purple, includes an address to the public from the organiser of the demonstration, Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence who calls upon 'men and women in their thousands' to come to Parliament Square to protect the demonstrators from being brutally victimised by the Police, as they had been the year before on Black Friday.
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  • Measurements

    H 216 mm; W 141 mm

  • Materials

    paper; ink

  • Last Updated

    2018-09-14

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related Organisation

    Suffragette Fellowship (collector)

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