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The black and white photograph shows Ada Nield Chew in hat and day-dress animatedly addressing a crowd during the Crewe by-election of 1912. She is standing high up on the back of a hansom cab and is surrounded by a throng of working-class men, whose cloth caps are very evident, and young working-class boys, again wearing cloth caps.

 3.3 Joining the campaign for ‘Votes for Women’