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BONDFIELD, MARGARET. (1873-1953). BRITISH WOMAN PROMINENT IN THE LABOR MOVEMENT AND A FIGHTER FOR WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE. - Newspaper Portrait, After a Drawing, Signed by British Labor Leader and Suffragist Margaret Bondfield.

Circa [1930]. [1930]. Circa [1930]. [1930]. Good. - A 9-1/2 inch high by 6-5/8 inch wide portrait, after a drawing, in black & gray on a cream ground has been clipped from a newspaper and mounted on a slightly larger piece of tan card. Signed across the portrait in black ink at bottom right: "Margaret G. Bondfield". There is some creasing to the portrait caused by the glue with which it is mounted. There area few tiny chips to the mount with a stain & numerous pencil notes on its verso. Good.

British union official and labor leader Margaret Bondfield [1873- 1953] was a lifelong advocate of improving the lives of working women, working towards this goal as a labor activist, suffragist and politician. A working class woman who started her career as a shop assistant, her reform efforts eventually brought her into the highest levels of government. She served as a member of Parliament in the 1920s and in 1929 became the country's first female cabinet official when she was appointed Minister of Labor. Good .

USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 125 | £UK 108 | JP 16407] Book number 34846

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