Woman addressing a crowd

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of a woman [possibly P Ayrton] standing, addressing a crowd of people, gesticulating with her right hand. She is wearing a hat and dark jacket and skirt, and seems to be standing on a raised platform although the lower portion of her body is not in the picture. 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. Possibly 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. Yellowed unevenly, especially, scratches to the surface. Production method: gelatin-silver print.