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The portrait of Carlyle by Millais was attacked by a militant suffragette on 17 July 1914. This is the subpeona from Bow Street Police Court served on C.J. Holmes, director of the National Portrait Gallery, on that day.
Bow Street Police Court
TAKE NOTICE, THAT you Charles John Holmes
are bound in the Sum of Twenty Pounds, to appear at the next Court of Sessions of the Peace in and for the County of London, to be holden at the Sessions House, Clerkenwell in the said County, on the 22nd Day of July at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, and then and there give Evidence against
and unless you appear there at the above Hour, and give evidence accordingly, the Recognizance entered into by you will be forthwith levied on you
DATED this 17th Day of July
One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fourteen
(Sd) John Dickinson
One of the Magistrates of the police Courts of the Metropolis, itting at the above Police Court within the Metropolitan Police District.