About this object

  • ID:

    2005.145/3

  • Production date:

    1912

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Holloway brooch designed by Sylvia Pankhurst. The silver and enamel brooch incorporates the portcullis emblem of the House of commons and a central broad prisoners arrow in purple, white and green enamel. The brooch is first referenced in Votes for Women on 16 April 1909 and first presented to ex-suffragette prisoners at a mass demonstration at the Albert Hall on 29th April 1909. This brooch was presented to Kate Lilley on her release from Holloway Prison, 1912.
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  • Measurements

    H 24 mm; L 25 mm (brooch), L 65 mm (chain)

  • Materials

    silver; enamel

  • Last Updated

    2018-11-08

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