Suffrage Stories: Millicent Fawcett’s Bookplate

Here is Millicent Fawcett’s bookplate

MGF bookplate
Rather lovely, I think.

New Dawn, Aesthetic Lilies, Aesthetic Dress (not that Millicent, unlike Rhoda and Agnes Garrett, ever favoured such a style in reality) and the tools of her trade, the Scales of Justice, Books, Pen and Ink

Artist unknown

For those who have not yet seen Millicent at work at her desk in the drawing room of 2 Gower Street, click here

  1. #1 by Chloe Mason on April 24, 2014 - 11:06 am

    Ah so sad, Millicent Fawcett in her approach to the women opposing the war – I do hope you’ve seen Jo Vellacott’s account.

    In peace & friendship

    Chloe Mason

  2. #2 by Marguerite Kearns on April 24, 2014 - 4:01 pm

    I love your suffrage stories. It’s an inspiration that fuels our determination in the U.S., especially as we rock the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement in the U.S….the Finger Lakes district of upstate New York that was a hotbed of free thought and activism in the 19th and 20th century. We’re supporting the historic sites there and building support for the proposed Harriet Tubman national park. It’s uphill, so please join us. We need your help. England had its suffrage martyr, Emily Davison, and the U.S. had its suffrage martyr too, Inez Milholland. Join us in a celebration this summer. And climb on the bandwagon at

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