The Lockdown Chronicles 33: Emmeline

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Emmeline Pankhurst (1858–1928) was a British political activist best remembered for organising the UK suffragette movement and helping women win the right to vote [Wikipedia entry].

Text sources: Institute for Fiscal Studies (27 May 2020) “How are mothers and fathers balancing work and family under lockdown?”, available from https://www.ifs.org.uk/; Ascher, D. (27 May 2020) “Coronavirus: ‘Mums do most childcare and chores in lockdown”. BBC News; Emmeline Pankhurst’s “Freedom or death”, speech delivered in Hartford, Connecticut on November 13 1913, via The Guardian Great speeches of the 20th century, 27 April 2007.

Source image: Matzene, C. (1913) Emmeline Pankhurst. England United States, 1913. Nov. [Photograph] Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman’s Party, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Public Domain. This comic strip CC-BY-NC-SA.

References

Institute for Fiscal Studies (27 May 2020) “How are mothers and fathers balancing work and family under lockdown?” Available at https://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/14860 [Accessed 27 May 2020]

Ascher, D. (27 May 2020) “Coronavirus: ‘Mums do most childcare and chores in lockdown”. BBC News. Available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52808930 [Accessed 27 May 2020]

Pankhurstm E. (1913) “Freedom or death”, speech delivered in Hartford, Connecticut on November 13 1913, via The Guardian Great speeches of the 20th century, 27 April 2007. Available via https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2007/apr/27/greatspeeches [Accessed 27 May 2020]

Matzene, C. (1913) Emmeline Pankhurst. England United States, 1913. Nov. [Photograph] Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman’s Party, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Retrieved from https://www.loc.gov/item/mnwp000042/ [Accessed 27 May 2020]

 

The Lockdown Chronicles is a series of periodical comic strips made at night (in candlelight!) adapting and reusing openly-licensed or public domain items from online digital collections. Publication and tweetage are scheduled in advance. Historical sources are adapted and updated for the current pandemic; please refer to each strip’s references on each post for further context.  Catch up with the series at https://epriego.blog/tag/the-lockdown-chronicles/.