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On Display: Museum of London: Galleries of Modern London: World City Gallery: Capital Concerns
Enamelled silver pendant with semi-precious stones made by Ernestine Mills to commemorate the release from Holloway prison of Lousie Mary Eates, Secretary of Kensington Women's Social and Political Union. The pendant in silver enamel represents the winged figure of Hope singing outside the prison bars and is attached to a chain with stones of purple, white and green. Louise Eates was imprisoned in Holloway for one month having been arrested in Parliament Square in March 1909 while taking part in a deputation with Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence . On her release in May 1909 Kensington WSPU gave their secretary a 'royal welcome'. After greeting her at the gates of Holloway they arranged a meeting of welcome in Kensington Town Hall. Here she was presented with the pendant made especially for the occasion by Ernestine Mills.
H 175 mm; L 40 mm (approx)
© V.I. Cockroft
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