News Cuttings Volume 26

Scope and Content

Subjects covered include: a suffrage attack on the Rokeby Venus at the National Gallery, and other militant activity; the effective "ban on marriage" presented by the London County Council and other public authorities' strict adherence to the practice of terminating women's employment on their marriage; and debate as to whether the fashions that women wear prove them "incapable of taking part in the work of the world". There are also reviews of Lady Constance Lytton's book Prison and Prisoners and articles relating to the Church of the New Ideal, a church run by women at Wallasey, Cheshire.

Access Information

Use Campaign for Women's Suffrage, Reel 6.