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Ref No DM325
Title Students revenge on suffragettes headquarters, Bristol: postcard
Date n.d. [October 1913]
Extent 1 postcard
Description 'Students revenge on suffragettes headquarters, Bristol'
Sepia photograph showing damage to the suffragette headquarters at 37 Queen's Road, on the Triangle, Bristol.
This incident took place 24/25 October 1913, when University of Bristol Students, reacting to the damage of their sports pavilion at Coombe Dingle by suffragettes on 23 October, damaged the suffragette headquarters.
Shop front is completely damaged, with a hand written banner saying 'Varsity'. On the left of the property is a Great Western Railway Receiving Office, and premises of Florence Griffiths, on the right the premises of J.B. Hamilton. Also shows men standing around, a horse drawn carriage with wicker baskets, bicycles. 'Votes' poster can be seen in the debris.
Postcard belonged to J. Shum Cox, former Librarian of the University of Bristol

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