'New Dawn': The women's suffrage artwork for Parliament

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'New Dawn' is a contemporary artwork by Mary Branson commemorating the long campaign that led to some women gaining the vote in 1918, and all women in 1928.

Unveiled in 2016, it resulted from a six-month residency in the Houses of Parliament followed by over a year of design and construction.

Women & the Vote audio clips


Listen to well-known parliamentarians and actors reading the words of leading figures connected to women's suffrage