Suffragette 'welcome party' greeting released prisoners


Museum of London

Museum of London
London, United Kingdom

A Suffragette 'welcome party' greeting prisoners, including Annie Kenney as they are released from Holloway jail, 1906.
In 1906 Annie Kenney was sentenced to two terms of imprisonment in Holloway. The first in June 1906 when she led a deputation to Prime Minister's Asquith house in Cavendish Square for which she received a sentence of 6 weeks imprisonment. In October 1906 Annie was again arrested after taking part in a demonstration in the House of Commons and sentenced to two months imprisonment in the first division alongside Anne Cobden Sanderson and Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence.


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