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Cartoon drawn by Clara Giveen in Winson Green Prison, Birmingham

1912

Museum of London

Museum of London

Cartoon drawn by Clara (Betty) Giveen whilst in Winson Green Prison, Birmingham in 1912. The black-and-white cartoon shows a prison warder standing amongst puddles produced by 3 women prisoners showering behind three cubicle doors. At the side is written 'Bathing. who would be a bathing woman, In this gaol of Winson Green. Where the Suffragettes do clamour and endeavour to keep clean. For there's very muddy water in those baths behind the screen'.

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