Postcard : Hyde Park demonstration. Sunday, June 21, 1908. Mrs. Pankhurst, Mrs. Wolstenholme Elmy. 1908

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Postcard : Hyde Park demonstration. Sunday, June 21, 1908. Mrs. Pankhurst, Mrs. Wolstenholme Elmy. 1908

Description

Photographic postcard of Emmeline Pankhurst and Elizabeth Clark Wolstenholme Elmy at a Hyde Park Demonstration.

Emmeline Pankhurst was the leader of the Women's Social and Political Union. Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy, age 75, was a member of the WSPU.

This is a photograph of the first large WSPU demonstration, advertised as a "monster meeting." Suffragettes from all over the country attended and marched in seven processions through the capital to the rally in Hyde Park where they could hear over seventy speakers at twenty different platforms. Wolstenholme Elmy was the leader of one of the processions.

Date

1908

Subject

Demonstration
Elmy, E. C. Wolstenholme (Elizabeth C. Wolstenholme)
Hyde Park (London, England)
Pankhurst, Emmeline, 1858-1928
Women's Social and Political Union (Great Britain)

Publisher

London : Sandle Brothers

Original Format

Postcards

Physical Dimensions

9 x 14 cm.

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