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Former suffragette, Connie Lewcock: 1978

Henry Grant

Former suffragette, Connie Lewcock: 1978
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 23cm

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Former suffragette, Connie Lewcock. A government exhibition was staged inside Westminster Hall to mark the 50th anniversary of women's right to vote. Connie Lewcock O.B.E, an 84-year-old former suffragette from Newcastle, attended the private view, she is wearing some original suffragette movement insignia. Lewcock had helped to set fire to Esh Winning railway station in the name of suffrage. The exhibition, which included material from the Museum of London, opened with speeches from Prime Minister James Callahan, opposition leader Margaret Thatcher and Liberal Dame Margaret Corbett-Ashby.

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1978 AD - 1978 AD
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© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London

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