Suffragettes attempting to speak to Henry Asquith: 1908
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Olive Fergus and Frank Corbet attempting to speak to the Prime Minister, Henry Asquith, in Downing Street. On the far right walks the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Sir Edward Grey. Edwardian politicans were extremely accessible and 'pestering the politicians' was a favourite tactic of the suffragettes.
1908 AD - 1908 AD