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Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)
Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)

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A statue of suffragette, Emily Davison, on hunger strike, tipping food out of a bowl she has been given.

Date

2018

Medium

steel

Accession number

NE61_SD_S010

Acquisition method

commissioned by Northumberland County Council and Morpeth Town Council

Work type

Statue

Work status

extant

Listing status

not listed

Unveiling date

11th September 2018

Access

time restrictions apply

Inscription description

on steel scrolls which form part of the sculpture: VOTES / FOR / WOMEN; and: SHE KNEW. / KNEW THEY WOULD COME / WITH A FUNNEL AND PIPE / THAT THEY WOULD COME / MOB HANDED. / RESTRAINING HER BODY BUT / STRENGTHENING HER / CONVICTION. / THEIR MISGUIDED METHODS. / SMALL BRUTAL VICTORIES / ACHIEVING THEIR GREATER / DEFEAT. / AND SHE WAS CONTENT


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Located at

Carlisle Park, Morpeth

NE61 1YB

Located in Carlisle Park, in the formal gardens, near the bird houses.