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  • Maker:

    Broom, Christina

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  • The image depicts Charlotte Marsh, a key member of the Women's Social and Political Union posing for the photographer Christina Broom. She stand self-confidently before a male crowd assembled in Hyde Park. The event depicted was the rally of 18th June 1910 organised by the WSPU to encourage Members of Parliament to vote in favour of the Conciliation Bill being debated in Parliament. The bill, if passed, would have given a small number of women the right to vote in general elections. Charlotte Marsh formerly appointed Colour Bearer for the event marched at the head of the procession carrying 'the great silk standard of the WSPU.' On her chest she bears her hunger-strike medal recently issued after she had endured three months forcible feeding in prison.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    1/2 plate

  • Materials

    cellulose acetate

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