Pippa Strachey(1872-1968), Suffragist
Philippa ('Pippa') Strachey
Sitter in 43 portraits
Strachey's interest in women's rights was encouraged by her sister Rachel Strachey and mother Lady Strachey. In 1907 she organised the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies first demonstrations, which became known as the Mud March due to the bad weather conditions. Over 3,000 women set off from Hyde Park and arrived at Exeter Hall wet, cold and covered in mud. The intention of the march was to show how many people believed that women should have the right to vote. During World War I, her work became focused on employment for women and campaigning for equal pay. Strachey also set up the Fawcett Society, urging many female writers to donate copies of their books to its library.
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albumen cabinet card, circa 1900
- Dorothy Bussy (née Strachey) (sister)
- Jane Simone ('Janie') Bussy (niece)
- Elinor Rendel (née Strachey) (sister)
- Elizabeth Rendel (niece)
- Frances Elinor ('Ellie') Rendel (niece)
- William Vincent Rendel (nephew)
- Barbara Strachey (Hultin, later Halpern) (niece)
- Christopher Strachey (nephew)
- James Beaumont Strachey (brother)
- Jane Maria (née Grant), Lady Strachey (mother)
- Sir John Strachey (uncle)
- John Strachey (nephew)
- Julia Frances Strachey (niece)
- (Giles) Lytton Strachey (brother)
- Marjorie Strachey (sister)
- Oliver Strachey (brother)
- Olivia Strachey (sister)
- (Joan) Pernel Strachey (sister)
- Ralph Strachey (brother)
- Sir Richard Strachey (father)
- Richard John Strachey (brother)
- Richard Philip Farquhar Strachey (nephew)
- Ursula Margaret Wentzel (née Strachey) (niece)
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