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Keir Hardie - 100 years on

A set of books given to Keir Hardie

Description:

These books were given to Hardie by Emily Pankhurst when he embarked on his 1907 World Tour.  Hardie was a supporter of the women's suffrage movement.

 

The books are 'Felix Holt' and 'Essays' by George Elliot. Pankhurst has inscribed the books "From EPG - F.K.H with sincerest hopes for a happy voyage and a safe return, July 1907".

Source:
The Baird Institute
Digital Number:
EABK008n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council