Photographs of Suffragettes

The Retronaut website has some very striking photographs of suffragettes. Scotland Yard bought its first camera in 1912, and made this gallery of surveillance photos so that officers on the ground could identify troublemakers.
The site also has this wonderful photo of a suffragette on a scooter.
I’ve only just discovered the Retronaut site. I think I may be spending several happy half-hours there.
Update: Sue Light tells me that the scooter lady’s name is Priscilla, and that she she went to France on behalf of IWM in 1919 to compile archive of women’s work.


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