Jacob Bright (1821-1899)

Jacob Bright was a Radical-Liberal member of Parliament and a feminist. In 1870 he introduced the first women's suffrage bill, which was rejected by the House of Commons. Bright was elected MP of Manchester in 1876 and acted as parliamentary representative for the women's suffrage movement. The politician introduced the Women's Disabilities Removal bill, which he debated at the House of Commons in 1873. In 1890 Bright supported the fight against the abuse of children and young girls by circus managers.

Date:
1880 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES22788
Photographer:
Elliott & Fry (London)
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1207px
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752px
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