Steel knife from Holloway prison: 20th century

Steel knife from Holloway prison: 20th century
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 18cm

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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.

Image Details

Date
 
1910 AD - 1914 AD
Image Number
 
003300

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