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Daily Mirror report on a Suffragette demonstration in Wales

1912

Museum of London

Museum of London
London, United Kingdom

Front page of The Daily Mirror for September 23rd 1912 . With the headline 'Suffragettes mobbed and beaten in Wales: Hair torn from the heads of LLoyd George's Interrupters'. Below is a photograph of a suffragette surrounded by police and angry members of the public.
This article refers to an event that occured on Saturday 21st September 1912 when Suffragettes disrupted the opening ceremony of the Village Institute of Llanystumdwy by David Lloyd George. Llanystumdwy was the childhood home of Lloyd George. The protest resulted in violent and aggressive confrontation between the Suffragettes and an angry mob of locals who had gathered to witness the opening.

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