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Dame Christabel Pankhurst

Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

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Christabel Pankhurst was the driving force behind the Women's Social and Political Union, which was founded by her mother, Emmeline, in 1903 in order to lobby for female suffrage. The organisation became increasingly militant, largely under Christabel's bold influence. The painting appears to show Pankhurst addressing a public meeting or as part of a public demonstration. She wears a sash with the colours adopted by the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU): white to stand for purity, green for hope and purple for dignity.

National Portrait Gallery, London

London


Date

exhibited 1909

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 160 x W 94 cm

Accession number

6921

Acquisition method

Bequeathed by Elizabeth Ruth Dugdale Weir, 2010

Work type

Painting


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