ORIGINAL PHOTO OF SUFFRAGETTES [DESPARD (Charlotte, 1844-1939, Suffragist and Sinn Féin Activist)

Original Unsigned Press Photo titled on the verso "Suffrage ... Deputation of Women at Downing St", showing "Mrs Despard and her friends leaving No. 10 ...", 10" x 8", no place, no date, circa

Charlotte Despard (née French) was an Anglo-Irish suffragist, socialist, pacifist, Sinn Féin activist, and novelist. She was a founding member of the Women's Freedom League, Women's Peace Crusade, and the Irish Women's Franchise League, and an activist in a wide range of political organisations over the course of her life, including among others the Women's Social and Political Union, Labour Party and the Communist Party of Great Britain.

Item Date:  1912

Stock No:  40376      £125

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