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'Surveillance Photograph of Militant Suffragettes'

1 of 2 portraits of Gertrude Mary Ansell

'Surveillance Photograph of Militant Suffragettes', by Criminal Record Office, 1914 - NPG x132846 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Surveillance Photograph of Militant Suffragettes'

by Criminal Record Office
silver print mounted onto identification sheet, 1914
5 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in. (140 mm x 216 mm) overall
acquired Criminal Record Office, 1914
Photographs Collection
NPG x132846


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Surveillance photographs of militant Suffragettes were issued to public galleries including the National Portrait Gallery in 1914. Most of the photographs show women serving sentences in Holloway and Manchester, and were taken undercover in prison exercise yards.

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