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the white slaves 2010

Ruskin Hall, Bournville

This exhibition in 2010 was inspired by a group of women chainmakers - known as "The White Slaves of England" - who,

led by trade union activist Mary Macarthur, went on strike in 1910 for improved pay and conditions.


The White Slaves



silk screen printed washing

text on bricks

stencilled  chain

five ceramic figures



The White​ Slaves


vases and figures decorated with chain

20 - 35 cm

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