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Margery Fry (1874-1958), Social and penal reformer; sister of Roger Fry

(Sara) Margery Fry

Sitter in 4 portraits
Reformer. Fry worked for the Friends' War Victims Relief Committee in France 1914-18, joined the Labour Party in 1918 and set up house in London with her brother Roger Fry in 1919. Secretary of the Howard League for Penal reform (1919-26), she campaigned vigorously for the abolition of capital punishment, and increasingly became involved with international penal reform.

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Margery Fry

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, circa 1950
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Margery Fry and others

by Henry Grant
bromide print, 1956
NPG x22198

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Margery Fry

by Claude Rogers
oil on canvas, 1939
NPG 5240

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Margery Fry

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81938