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  • ID:


  • Production date:

    c. 1909

  • Location:

    In Store

  • The Suffragette Marion Wallace Dunlop, posing before a reconstruction of the stencilled message she stamped in printer's violet ink on the wall of St Stephens Hall in the House of Commons, June 22nd 1909. The extract from the Bill of Rights took two men, two hours to erase using pumice stone, soap and water. Although arrested for the offence she was subsequently discharged. Two days later Marion again returned to St Stephens Hall with Victor Duval and restamped the same message. On this occasion Marion was charged with wilfully and maliciously damaging the stonework of the House of Commons with an indelible rubber stamp whilst Duval was charged with aiding and abetting. Refusing to pay a fine for the offence Marion was sent to prison for one month.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    152 mm; L 104 mm

  • Materials


  • Last Updated





    permanent collection


    digital image copyright Museum of London


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