Force-feeding equipment

For the classroom

Force-feeding equipment


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Penny defaced as a suffragette protest


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Penny defaced as a suffragette protest with link to BBC History of the world in 100 objects

Source: britishmuseum.org

Listen to the programme or read the transcript.

Visit the site http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/cm/p/suffragette-defaced_penny.aspx

Lady Constance Lytton’s account of force-feeding at Walton Gaol, Liverpool

Source: upen.edu

Visit the site http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/lytton/prisons/prisons.html#XIII

Artist’s impression of a suffragette being force-fed

Source: wikipedia.org

Published in the Illustrated London News, 27 April 1912.

Visit the site http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Forcefeeding.jpg

Short film clip – reconstruction of force-feeding.

Source: youtube.com

See this video on youtube.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf95V6aMdTM

The effects of hunger-striking and force-feeding

Source: nationalarchives.gov.uk

Medical report from the Deputy Medical Officer at Holloway Prison on the effects of hunger-striking and forced-feeding on Phyllis North, 8 July 1914.

Visit the site http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/resources/cats-and-mice/olive-wharry-medical-report/

The history of the women's movement in Britain

Source: bbc.co.uk

BBC Class Clip - Radio 1 DJ Gemma Cairney traces the history of the women’s movement in Britain and discovers how women won the vote.

See this video on bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/z29ngk7

Interview with Victoria Lidiard

Source: bbc.co.uk

Victoria was the last surviving suffragette to have been imprisoned; 1983.

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/suffragettes/8306.shtml

Collection of sources on the suffragettes from the National Archives

Source: nationalarchives.gov.uk

Visit the site http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/britain1906to1918/g4/cs1/g4cs1.htm

Suffragette items at the Museum of London

Source: museumoflondon.org.uk

Visit the site http://collections.museumoflondon.org.uk/Online/object.aspx?objectID=object-479080&start=0&rows=1

Outside the classroom


Here are some relevant museums and sites to visit.

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Galleries of Justice Museum, Nottingham

Source: galleriesofjustice.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.galleriesofjustice.org.uk

Pankhurst Centre, Manchester

Source: thepankhurstcentre.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.thepankhurstcentre.org.uk/

People’s Palace Museum, Glasgow

Source: glasgowlife.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/peoples-palace/Pages/default.aspx

Houses of Parliament

Source: parliament.uk

Visit the site http://www.parliament.uk/visiting/visiting-and-tours/tours-of-parliament/

Museum of London

Source: museumoflondon.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Force-feeding equipment