Steel knife from Holloway prison: 20th century
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Steel knife from Holloway prison. This steel prison knife, dated c1912, was used by a suffragette during her imprisonment in Holloway Gaol. Prison inmates received three meals a day. A breakfast of 'skilly', an oatmeal and water gruel, was supplemented with brown bread, potatoes and a twice-weekly ration of meat.
1910 AD - 1914 AD