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Newspaper report on Suffragette attacks on artworks

1914

Museum of London

Museum of London
London, United Kingdom

Front page newscutting from a daily newspaper, possibly Daily Herald or Daily Sketch dated Saturday May 23rd 1914. Under the headline 'Suffragettes insult the King: outrages at the National Gallery and Academy' are images of artworks attacked by suffragettes & the arrest of two suffragettes. The article refers to incidents the previous day when Frieda Graham attacked a number of paintings at the National Gallery including Giovanni Bellini's The Agony in The Garden and Gentile Bellini's Portrait of a Mathematician. Whilst, on the same day Mary Spencer attacked Sir George Clausen's work Primavera at the Royal Academy.

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