Portrait of the Day: Emmeline Pankhurst
Past event archive
2 February 2013, 12:00
- Gallery Talk
With Emily Worth
by Georgina Agnes Brackenbury
Emmeline Pankhurst was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement which helped women win the right to vote. Campaigning for women’s rights from an early age, she was the founder of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) and later played a vital role in urging women to aid industrial production during the First World War.
Join us today to hear more about this determined and passionate woman who transformed women’s place in society and gave a voice and vote to the female sex.