About this object

  • ID:

    68.13/1c

  • Production date:

    1912

  • Location:

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

  • Mechanical game entitled 'Elusive Christabel', satirising the failure of the police to find and arrest the Suffragette leader Christabel Pankhurst. This satirical game was sold as a penny novelty by street traders. When the flap is pulled down the portrait of Christabel Pankhurst, who escaped to France in 1912 when faced with conspiracy charges, changes to a second picture of three policemen searching for the 'Elusive Christabel'.

  • Measurements

    H 150 mm; L 89 mm

  • Materials

    card

  • Last Updated

    2017-12-08

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