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Portrait bust of Emmeline Pankhurst. This bronze was cast in the 1950s from a plaster made in Holloway Prison in 1912 by Alice Morgan Wright. Wright shared a prison cell with Emmeline Pankhurst and modelled the bust with plastoline she had smuggled in to the prison. In the 1950s, Wright described the 'fun' she had in employing a bronze-caster who 'was very much entertained by the order because he used to be a bobby [policeman] in the old days and used to arrest suffragettes'.
H 159 mm; W 87 mm; D 80 mm; WT 1322 g
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