Pank-a-Squith board game c.1913:

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Pank-a-Squith board game c.1913:

This game was designed and produced to teach people about the issues involved and to raise money for the suffragette movement.

How to play: This game is like snakes and ladders. All you have to do is shake the dice to move your counter around the board. As you go around look at the pictures to find out how determined people were to get women the vote.

This game was made in 1909, before women had a say in how the country was run. It is named after two people: Emmeline Pankhurst, who was a leader in the fight for women's right to vote, and Herbert Asquith, who was Prime Minister at the time and was against women having the vote.

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  • 1. At 13:52 on 1 October 2010, Chris Keeling wrote:

    This is fascinating, but the picture is too small to see the detail of it. Where can we see a larger version of the picture, or the thing itself?

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