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Muriel Matters

Muriel Matters

Muriel Lilah Matters, an Australian born suffragist, lecturer, journalist, educator, actress and elocutionist, based in Britain from 1905 till her death, here shown on a postcard sent in 1909.

She and a colleague,  Helen Fox,  famously chained themselves to an iron grille in the House of Commons as a part of the campaign for women’s suffrage.

Muriel Matters
Original postcard.

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