WSPU Holloway Prisoners Banner

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“The WSPU Holloway Banner is a suffragette banner designed by Scottish artist Ann Macbeth.

The banner consists of 80 pieces of linen, each embroidered with the signatures of those women who had participated in hunger strikes in support of the cause of women’s suffrage. The pieces are bordered by green and purple. Along the top is embroidered “Women’s Social and Political Union” in the Art Nouveau style. Also at the top are the names of some leaders of the women’s suffrage movement, Annie Kenney, Christabel Pankhurst and Emmeline Pankhurst.”