Muriel Matters

Muriel Matters, 1877-1969

“I am Muriel Matters, an actor, singer and suffragette. I was born in Australia and moved to the UK. I once sailed over London in an airship with ‘Votes for Women’ on the side, dropping leaflets. I was sent to prison after chaining myself to a screen in the Ladies’ Gallery of the House of Commons and spent most of my time there in solitary confinement.”

Researched by GWL and read by Dorothy Sichi

Animation by Becca Spencer Ashton, Edinburgh College of Art

Location: Australia

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