A suffragette at Holloway prison in 1913

A woman peers through a shattered window in Holloway prison after an explosion caused by suffragettes trying to blow the jail up , 1913 .

Suffragette Emmeline Pethick Lawrence on her release from Holloway Prison, London,  1908

Suffragette Emmeline Pethick Lawrence on her release from Holloway Prison - Britain - 1908 - Awesome!

Surveillance photograph of the suffragette Gibson taking exercise in the yard of Holloway Prison. Taken by an undercover photographer working for the Home office.     Date  1913 AD - 1914 AD

Surveillance photograph of the suffragette Gibson taking exercise in the yard of Holloway Prison. Taken by an undercover photographer working for the Home office. Date 1913 AD - 1914 AD

Suffragettes at Holloway prison

~arrested suffragettes~ It still stumps me when some women today don't bother to vote, when in fact the women before us had struggled to make sure we not only had a voice, but to also make sure we had rights!

The suffragette Lilian Hickling just released from Holloway prison having…

The suffragette Lilian Hickling just released from Holloway prison having endured hunger strike.

1908: Suffragettes picketing Holloway prison, London, while Emmeline Pankhurst was imprisoned there. | 28 Powerful Pictures Of Women Fighting For Their Right To Vote

1908: Suffragettes picketing Holloway prison, London, while Emmeline Pankhurst was imprisoned there.

Suffragettes picketing Holloway prison, London, while Emmeline Pankhurst was imprisoned there.

This silver brooch was awarded to suffragettes who had been jailed in Holloway Prison - presented to Constance Collier in 1912, after her imprisonment for breaking the windows of the John Lewis department store in Oxford Street, London in support of the cause

Silver brooch *awarded to suffragettes who had been jailed in Holloway Prison*. This one resented to Constance Collier in after her imprisonment for breaking the windows of the John Lewis department store in Oxford St, London, in support of the cause.

Feminist Activists Occupy Women's Prison After 10-Hour Standoff with Police. Holloway Prison was once home to suffragettes and serial killers. Now Sisters Uncut have occupied the former jail for the common good.

Feminist Activists Occupy Women's Prison After 10-Hour Standoff with Police. Holloway Prison was once home to suffragettes and serial killers. Now Sisters Uncut have occupied the former jail for the common good.

Holloway prison closure announced

Spending Review: Holloway prison closure announced

The biggest women's jail in Western Europe is set to close as part of government spending plans.

London, 1909: Imprisoned suffragettes waving through the windows of Holloway prison. | Feminist Photos From Around The World: Then And Now

London, 1909: Imprisoned suffragettes waving through the windows of Holloway prison.

In this photo imprisoned suffragettes wave through the barred windows of Holloway prison, Photo credit: Hulton Archive / Getty Images — in London, United Kingdom.

A woman outside Holloway Prison protesting the death penalty in 1923.

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Suffragettes' handkerchief - embroidered with the signatures of women jailed for a window breaking demo whilst campaigning for votes for women. Dated Holloway Prison 1912. On display in the Priest House, West Hoathly

Suffragettes' handkerchief - embroidered with the signatures of women jailed for a window breaking demo whilst campaigning for votes for women. Dated Holloway Prison On display in the Priest House, West Hoathly

Sarah Reed death: Holloway Prison inmate who had been victim of police brutality found dead in cell

Closing Holloway Prison will leave vulnerable women out in the cold

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