• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001338

[Sash with inscription: Votes for women] [realia]

  • Repository National Library of Australia
  • Reference PIC CZ 1/3/3 #A40006875/1
  • Date Range 1908 - 1908
  • Description

    The Votes for Women sash worn by Louisa C. Cullen (Louie) ca. 1908. Cullen was a suffragette who participated in the militant demonstrations of the Women’s Social and Political Union (W.S.P.U.) in the United Kingdom. The sash was an important part of the suffragette uniform, and women were encouraged to visibly identify with the cause. The purple, white and green are the colours of the W.S.P.U.

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