Exhibition Review: Vote 100, Museum of London

Museum Maverick

The Museum of London has a very large collection of Suffragette-related objects and has a number of them on permanent display, but this year due to the centenary of some women in Britain gaining the right to vote in 1918, there is more attention being paid to these extraordinary women. In the lower floor galleries you will find the People’s City gallery, showcasing life and the changing face of London from the 1600s to the modern day. Prior to the display cases that delve into the First World War, there is a focus on radical politics at the turn of the 20th Century (votes for women – how radical!)

There are many objects, including ribbons, campaign banners, postcards, newspapers and photographs illustrating the militancy and vibrancy of the votes for women campaign. The classic suffragette colours of purple (dignity), green (hope) and white (purity) make the displays eye-catching and stylish…

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