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Suffragette March in Hyde Park

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Suffragette March in Hyde Park, by Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston), 23 July 1910 - NPG x17396 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Suffragette March in Hyde Park

by Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston)
cream-toned velox print, 23 July 1910
4 1/2 in. x 5 5/8 in. in. (113 mm x 144 mm)
Given by Winifred Margaret Broom, 1940
Photographs Collection
NPG x17396

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  • Emily Wilding Davison (1872-1913), Suffragette. Sitter associated with 2 portraits.
  • Dame Christabel Pankhurst (1880-1958), Militant suffragette; daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. Sitter in 15 portraits.
  • Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960), Militant suffragette; daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. Sitter in 19 portraits, Artist of 3 portraits.
  • Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence (1867-1954), Suffragette; treasurer of the Women's Social and Politicial Union. Sitter in 7 portraits.

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(Left to right:) Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, Christabel and Sylvia Pankhurst and Emily Davison were key members of the Women's Social and Political Union. This photograph was taken at a public demonstration jointly organised by the WSPU and the Women's Freedom League. Two spectacular processions including contingents of nurses, teachers, chemists and actresses converged in Hyde Park and drew thousands of spectators.

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  • Pepper, Terence, High Society: Photographs 1897-1914, 1998 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 30 January to 21 June 1998), p. 37
  • Rolley, Katrina; Aish, Caroline, Fashion in Photographs 1900-1920, 1992, p. 94

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