Miss Olive Wharry on her release from Holloway Prison: 1912-1914
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30cm
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

Miss Olive Wharry on her release from Holloway Prison: 1912-1914

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Photograph of Miss Olive Wharry on her release from Holloway Prison. Silver gelatin print. Olive Wharry became an active campaigner for the militant Women's Social and Political Union in 1910. In March 1913, she was imprisoned at Holloway for setting fire to the tea pavilion in Kew Gardens. While there, Olive went on hunger-strike for 32 days. This photograph shows Olive on the day she was released weighing just over 5 1/2 stone (36kg).
 

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Date

1912 AD - 1914 AD
 

Image Number

002714
 

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