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Title Illuminated address from the Women's Social & Political Union (WSPU)
Collection The Women´s Library: Suffrage Collection
Maker Weiners, London
Date c.1907
Description Poster, printed, polychrome, three angels in circle at top, two with trumpets and one with banner and inscription 'freedom', golden heart at centre bottom, flowers printed around edge, inscription in centre in black: 'To Mary Anne Rawle. On behalf of all women who will win freedom by the bondage which you have endured for their sake, and dignity by the humiliation which you have gladly suffered for the uplifting of our sex, We, the Members of the Women's Social and Political Union, herewith express our deep sense of admiration for your courage in enduring a long period of privation and solitary confinement in prison for the Votes for Women Cause, also our thanks to you for the great service that you have thereby rendered to the Woman's Movement. Inspired by your passion for freedom and right may we and the women who come after us be ever ready to follow your example of self-forgetfulness and self-conquest, ever ready to obey the call of duty and to answer to the appeal of the oppressed. Signed on behalf of
Ref No 7MAR/01
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