Portrait relief of Lady Nancy Astor

Portrait relief of Lady Nancy Astor
  • Title: Portrait relief of Lady Nancy Astor (1879-1964) First woman to sit in parliament Dec 1st 1919 Represented Sutton Division of Plymouth 1919-1945

  • Artist : Michael Rizzello

  • Date : 1995

  • Medium : Relief cast

  • Catalogue number : WOA S251

  • Description :
    Nancy Astor won seven elections between 1919 and 1935, retiring from Parliament in 1945. The MP who replaced her was also a woman, Lucy Middleton, who held the seat until 1951 when Astor’s son Jakie became the MP.

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