About this object

  • Maker:

    Broom, Christina

  • ID:

    IN10

  • Production date:

    1908-06-21

  • Location:

    In Store

  • A Suffragette speaker in Hyde Park, Women's Sunday, 21st June 1908. Women's Sunday was the first 'monster' meeting to be organised by the militant Women's Social and Political Union. Specially chartered trains transported thousands of Suffragettes from all over Britain to march in seven processions through central London to a rally in Hyde Park. The highly choreographed demonstration attracted a crowd of up to 300,000 drawn by the colourful spectacle of the delegates dressed in the suffragette tricolour and carrying over seven hundred embroidered banners. ‘Never’, reported the Daily Chronicle, has so vast a throng gathered in London to witness a parade of political forces’.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    1/2 plate

  • Materials

    glass

  • Last Updated

    2019-01-25

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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