Eleanor Rathbone MP walking down the street, London, 22 October 1935.

 
Eleanor Rathbone MP walking down the street, London, 22 October 1935.
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

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British feminist and social reformer Eleanor Rathbone (1872-1946) walking down the street alone, wearing a black coat and hat and carrying a handbag. The original caption reads: 'Miss Eleanor Rathbone (English universities) leaving the Houses of Parliament after reserving her seat early this morning.' Rathbone was independent MP for the Combined English Universities, and a campaigner for family allowances and the cause of women's rights. She studied the position of widows under the poor laws, advocated votes for women, and denounced child marriage in India.

© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library

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