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About this object

  • ID:

    Z6083i

  • Production date:

    1911

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Copy of a warrant allowing for the confiscation of goods to the value of six shillings in lieu of taxes owed by Princess Sophia Duleep Singh. On this occassion '1 diamond ring' was impounded by the bailiff who called on her apartment rooms in Hampton Court Palace. As a member of the Tax Resistance League Princess Sophia Duleep Singh refused to pay taxes in protest against her lack of voting rights. The ring was purchased at auction by a fellow member of the Tax Resistance League and returned to her.

  • Measurements

    H 313 mm; W 205 mm

  • Materials

    paper; ink

  • Last Updated

    2018-12-21

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related Event

    Suffragette Campaign 1903-1918

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