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mafashionphotography
July 18, 2018

@lancetabraham with more #processions2018 images for the #mafashionphotography #igtakeover.

And here is the full set of the prisoners’ banners in front of HMP Holloway, where the suffragettes were held. The original prison building, known as Holloway Castle, was redeveloped in the 1970s and 1980s. It is now closed and awaiting another redevelopment, probably into residential properties. It was good that we were able to mark the prison’s place in suffragette history before it disappeared.

#suffragette #banner #making #lucyjorgeorta #lcf #socialresponsibility #makingforchange #hmpholloway #historicengland #architecture

firstwomenuk
July 18, 2018

Today we conclude our #firstwomen2018 100 #portraits #countdown with Lesley Yellowlees CBE FRSE HonFRSC. Lesley was elected President of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2012, the first woman in their 170 year history #lesleyyellowlees #chemistry @edinburghuniversity We open our doors to our #exhibition this Friday 20th July at noon @royalcollegeofart #rcadysongallery #london #amlookingforward to seeing you there…thanks to our many sponsors and supporters @goldsmithsfair @theinsurancesupperclub #processions2018 @bexonwoodhouse @cpicolour @ashleyhouseprint @metroimaging #instagood

mafashionphotography
July 17, 2018

@lancetabraham with more #processions2018 images for the #mafashionphotography #igtakeover.

@historicengland was interested in connecting the project to architectural spaces related to suffragette history. Much of London has of course changed in the last 100 years but I discovered that Bow Street Magistrates Court — where the suffragettes were tried — was still standing. We took the banners there to photograph them. Here are the banners at the steps where the suffragettes entered the building, often knowing that they would certainly be sent to prison.

#suffragette #banner #making @lucyjorgeorta #lcf #socialresponsibility #makingforchange #bowstreetmagistratescourt #historicengland #architecture

mafashionphotography
July 17, 2018

@lancetabraham with more #processions2018 images for the #mafashionphotography #igtakeover.

Suffragettes were often arrested for their actions and were imprisoned in HMP Holloway. Holloway was closed in 2016 and its prisoners moved to Downview. Many of the Holloway women still identify with their original institution. The banner-making group was keen to connect to suffragette history.

#suffragette #banner #making #hmpholloway @lucyjorgeorta #lcf #socialresponsibility #makingforchange #wspu

mafashionphotography
July 16, 2018

@lancetabraham with more #processions2018 images for the #mafashionphotography #igtakeover.

Documenting the banner-making workshops in HMP Downview was challenging, not least because I was not permitted to take any photos that would identify the women prisoners in the outside world.

Nevertheless, I had to create a rapport with the women to photograph them working. It was relatively easy to immerse myself in the biker community for the portraits in my earlier posts but this was more difficult — which was one of the reasons I wanted to get involved.

#suffragette #banner #making @lucyjorgeorta #lcf #socialresponsibility #makingforchange