About this object

  • ID:

    50.82/1409

  • Production date:

    1908

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: People's City: Suffragettes

  • Christabel Pankhurst, Flora Drummond and Emmeline Pankhurst in Court, October 1908. This court appearance refers to the arrest of the suffragette leaders for inciting a riot and urging supporters to 'rush' the House of Commons. Receiving a sentence of three months imprisonment Mrs Pankhurst declared from the dock at Bow Street Magistrates' court her intention to take full responsibilty for the actions of militant suffragettes 'I am here to take upon myself now, Sir, as I wish the Prosecution had put upon me, the full responsibility for this agitation'.

  • Measurements

    H 121 mm; L 166 mm

  • Materials

    paper

  • Last Updated

    2013-01-31

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