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Emmeline Pankhurst's purple ostrich feather: 1908

Emmeline Pankhurst's purple ostrich feather: 1908
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

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Purple ostrich feather, from a hat worn by Emmeline Pankhurst when she led a suffragette demonstration to 'rush' the House of Commons in October 1908. The feather fell from the hat during scuffles with the police that resulted in her arrest and a sentence of three months imprisonment for inciting riot.

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1908 AD - 1908 AD
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