P Ayrton

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of a woman [Miss Phyllis Ayrton] standing on a wooden box or crate, as if to start public speaking. She is wearing a hat and dark jacket and skirt. In the background is a group of men, some standing, some sitting on the ground. Pasted onto a page in the album, with a manuscript caption on the bottom white edge.

Reference: The Suffrage Annual and Women's Who's Who. Ed AJR. 1913. Miss Phyllis Ayrton, Honorary Secretary of the Women's Social & Political Union (WSPU), a speaker, and helped in by-elections.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Very yellowed, abrasion to surface top edge, and in a smallpatch bottom left quarter. Slight repair needed. Production method: gelatin-silver print.