About this object

  • ID:

    50.82/1462

  • Production date:

    1913

  • Location:

    In Store

  • The funeral of Emily Wilding Davison, 14 June 1913. The image depicts one of the banners carriers in the procession bearing the defiant message 'Fight on & God will give the Victory' This banner in purple fabric preceded the long sections of London members of the Women's Social and Political Union. Ahead of the banner are Suffragettes carrying laurel wreaths. Suffragettes taking part in the procession were required to wear either white, purple, scarlet or black according to their role and position in the procession. As white succeeded purple and scarlet black the the resulting spectacular effect resembled, as noted the Manchester Guardian, 'the long unfurling of a military banner'.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 104 mm; L 149 mm

  • Materials

    paper

  • Last Updated

    2017-01-31

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