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Flags Found on Emily Wilding Davison at Death WSPU Flag

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Two flags, cotton, white, purple, green, stained, rips at lower and upper edges, produced by the Women's Social & Political Union (WSPU), found on Emily Wilding Davison's body after she fell under the King's horse at the Epsom Derby. Handwritten labels sewn to flags read 'One of the 2 flags found on Emily Wilding Davison's body when she stopped the Kings' horse while running the Derby Race 4th June 1913. Presented by Rose Lamartine-Yates'.

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  • Title: Flags Found on Emily Wilding Davison at Death WSPU Flag
  • Date Created: c. 1913
  • Type: Artwork
  • Original Source: LSE Library

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