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    On Display: Museum of London: People's City: Suffragettes

  • Suffragette prisoner's silver hunger strike medal with purple, white and green ribbon. Presented to Emmeline Pankhurst to commemorate her hunger strike when serving a 9 month sentence in Holloway jail for 'conspiracy to incite persons to commit damage to property'. The medal is inscribed 'For Valour/March 1st 1912/Hunger Strike/Emmeline Pankhurst'
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  • Measurements

    H 78 mm; L 38 mm

  • Materials

    silver; textile

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