Methods of research
Cotton mill worker
This experiment uses animation to unfreeze Pankhurst painting of a Glasgow cotton mill worker and give her a voice. The voice here belongs to Elizabeth Dean, former suffragette, who was interviewed in 1978 on the 50th Anniversary of the Act that gave women the vote.
Women workers of England: Northern Painting tour.
Recording courtesy of BBC Archive.
Painting “Minding a fine pair of frames” by Sylvia Pankhurst, 1907, courtesy of Richard Pankhurst.