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English: Statue of Emmeline Pankhurst, Victoria Tower Gardens, Westminster, London. Westminster Abbey Palace of Westminster in background left. The statue is marked on the back left "A. B. Burton, Founder" and on the back right "Walker, A.R.A. 1930".

The statue originally stood alone. (See e.g. this old photo.) It was unveiled on March 6, 1930 by Stanley Baldwin, and Ethel Smyth conducted the metropolitan police band, playing The March of the Women. The statue was originally located further south in Victoria Tower Gardens; it was moved to its present location in 1956.

The half-rotunda with a medallion of Christabel Pankhurst on the right and a replica of a WSPU prisoners' badge on the left was added in 1959. That part of the memorial is known as the "Dame Christabel Pankhurst Memorial". It was unveiled on July 13, 1959 by David Maxwell Fyfe.

See also Nelson, C. C. (ed.): Literature of the Women's Suffrage Campaign in England, Broadview Press 2004, ISBN 1551115115; in particular pp. 145-149.
Date Photo: January 21, 2006
Statue:1930; unveiled March 6, 1930.
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Author Photo: Fin Fahey
Statue: Arthur George Walker, RA (1861-1939) , Base: architect Herbert Baker (1862-1946)
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