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POST-1908-10 Mrs Pankhurst Arrested.jpg
Photographic postcard of the arrest of Emmeline Pankhurst on the charge of obstructing a policeman while on a deputation to the House of Commons. The next day she received a sentence of six weeks in Holloway prison. The deputation to the Commons…

POST-1913-25 The Late EW Davison.jpg
Postcard with photographic portrait of Emily Wilding Davison wearing her Holloway Badge. Davidson gave up her teaching post to become a career militant. She joined the Women's Social and Political Union in 1906. She served nine prison sentences, and…

POST-1905-09 Mrs Mary Leigh.jpg
Postcard with photographic portrait of Mary Leigh, National Women's Social and Political Union, with the organization's address.

Mary Leigh was a member of the Women's Social and Political Union by 1907. She and Edith New became the first…

POST-1909-53 Miss Charlotte Marsh.jpg
Postcard with photographic portrait of Charlotte Marsh, organizer, National Women's Social and Political Union, with the organization's address.

Charlotte Marsh joined the Women's Social and Political Union in 1907. She did not, however, become…

POST-1909-55 Lady Constance Lytton.jpg
Postcard with photographic portrait of Lady Constance Lytton, Women's Social and Political Union, with the organization's address.

Constance Lytton joined the WSPU in 1908. She served four prison sentences. Born into an aristocratic family, Lytton…

POST-1909-54 Mrs Massy.jpg
Photographic portrait postcard of Rosamund Massy, National Women's Social and Political Union, with the organization's address.

Rosamund Massy was the daughter of Lady Knyvett, also a member of the WSPU. Massy became a WSPU organiser and…

POST-1909-41 Mrs E How-Martyn.jpg
Photographic portrait postcard of Edith How-Martyn, Honorary Secretary of the Women's Freedom League, with the organization's address.

Edith How Martyn (c. 1875-1954) was the joint Honorary Secretary of the WSPU and, from 1907 co-founder and…

POST-1909-39 Mrs Pankhurst Hon Secretary.jpg
Photograph portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928), Honorary Secretary and later, Honorary Treasurer of the Women's Social and Political Union.

Emmeline Pankhurst was a charismatic leader and eloquent speaker. By 1913 she had served three…

POST-1910-50 To my Valentine Holloway.jpg
Postcard shows a police officer holding an angry suffragist who is carrying a "Votes for women" flag.

The poem refers to Holloway Prison in London, where many suffragists were imprisoned.