About this object

  • Maker:

    unknown

  • ID:

    53.140/147

  • Production date:

    1910-1913

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Photograph of a group of suffragettes. Handwritten on the back is ‘Lewisham W.S.P.U. 1907-1918. In the garden of 'Yoroshi', Ravensbourne Park, Lewisham. Back row Left to right: Miss Nellie Leigh, Mrs S.J.. Llewhellin, Miss Trill, Miss G. Trill, Second row: Miss C. Lambert, Miss C. Townsend, Miss H.M. Townsend, Miss Samson, Front row: Miss Florence May, Miss C. Campbell (now Mrs Kay), Miss E. Llewhellin and niece Pinkie, Miss O. Llewhellin, Miss E. Warwick, Miss V.A. Long'. The banner behind the women is held at the Museum of London. In 1913 Miss Campbell was secretary of the Lewisham branch of the Women’s Social and Political Union. Caroline Townsend was joint honorary secretary. She was sentenced to a month in Holloway prison for participating in a deputation to the House of Commons. Hannah Townsend was a teacher who helped to found the Women Teachers’ Franchise Union. She also subscribed to the WSPU. Olive Llewhellin appears on the ‘Roll of Honour of Suffragette Prisoners 1905-1914’, a list compiled by the Suffragette Fellowship in around 1950.

  • Measurements

    H 88 mm; W 113 mm

  • Materials

    paper; ink

  • Last Updated

    2019-03-12

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

?

Record quality:

What is this?

Not every record in Collections Online is complete. Some have low quality images designed purely for recognition, while some have been catalogued only to a basic standard. This graphic is designed to give you an impression of the quality of data you can see. 100% meets all our current data standards and has a high quality image, 20% is a basic record with no image. Individual record quality can change over time as new photography is carried out and records are worked on.

X