This was the play park we went to as kids in the 60's. It was in Kemnay Gardens opposite Crathie Place. It was a regular stop-off for us on our way to and from Balerno Primary School. We actually just referred to the whole area as "The Swings" but it also had a chute, 2 sets of swings, 2 roundabouts, a climbing frame and these monkey bars, above. I had an accident on these very monkey bars around 1966. You know those somersaults kids do where you'd climb to the very top, lie on your belly…
English Suffergette Enamel Wreath of Flowers Pin c 1910
Title: English Suffergette Enamel Wreath of Flowers Pin c 1910, Status: SOLD, Category: Jewelry:Brooches & Pins, Shop: Antiques Of River Oaks, Description: Vintage English sterling silver enameled brooch in the attractive suffragette colors of purple, white and green in the shape of a floral wreath. It comes with its original green velvet and silk lined
Suffragettes badge set
• Set of 4 badges • Images from the Museum of London's collection • Come packaged on a display card Set of badges with Votes For Women designs on. Each of these images come from original pieces of ephemera in the museum's extensive Suffragette collection. Each badge measures approx. 3.8cm.
VOTES FOR WOMEN – WSPU (Women’s Social & Political Union) tin button badge (c.1910)
The Women’s Social & Political Union (WSPU) was an early 20th century organisation campaigning for equal voting and legal rights alongside those of men. Campaigning for women’s voting rights was known as suffrage and although there were other suffrage groups, the WSPU are probably the best known for their hard-line militancy and confrontational actions used to draw attention to their cause. The WSPU motto ‘Deeds not Words’ and radical actions set them apart from the longer established…