1 portrait of Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 28 October 1910
Given by Bassano & Vandyk Studios, 1974
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- Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence (1867-1954), Suffragette; treasurer of the Women's Social and Politicial Union. Sitter in 7 portraits.
Events of 1910back to top
Current affairsGeorge V succeeds Edward VII to the throne.
The Liberals win narrow victories after calling two General Elections following escalating tension between the Liberal administration and the Lords reached crisis point with the Lords' unprecedented rejection of Lloyd George's 1909 budget. The budget included tax reform intended to fund social reform and a rearmament programme, but was seen by the Conservative Lords as an assault on property.