Ethel Moorhead

Ethel Moorhead, 1869-1955

“My name is Ethel Moorhead and I was an artist from Dundee. I was a militant and known as Scotland’s most turbulent Suffragette. I set fires, destroyed property, smashed windows, and I once threw an egg at Winston Churchill. I may even have planted a bomb at Robert Burns’ cottage, but I was never caught. I was force fed on hunger strike in Perth Prison and suffered double pneumonia because of it, but would gladly have suffered more.”

Researched and read by Donna Moore

Animation by Em Morrison, Edinburgh College of Art

Location: Dundee, Scotland

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