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Emmeline and her Mother

24 May 2022

This maquette of the statue of Sophia Goulden and her daughter Emmeline Pankhurst by sculptor Sean Hedges-Quinn is now on public display in the Visitor Centre at the Tynwald building, Isle of Mann.

Sophia took Emmeline to a Women's Suffrage meeting aged 14 whiere she heard ‘a confirmed suffragist', Lydia Becker, who was to play an important role in the Isle of Man's becoming the first country in the world to grant votes to women in 1881.