100 years ago, my ancestor was an actress fighting for the same thing Time’s Up wants today
An oil painting has always hung in my granny’s house. It depicts a striking woman with dark hair, high cheekbones, and a massive feathery hat.
As I discovered, the woman in the painting was far more impressive than even the featheriest of hats can convey.
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Lena (née Celina Manson) was my granny’s great-aunt, making her my great-great-great aunt, and her painting still hangs in granny’s living room. I asked once who had painted it, but she didn’t know. All Lena ever told her about the artist was he was “some man who was in love with me, darling.” Read more…More about Suffragette, Time S Up, Actresses Franchise League, Adeline Bourne, and Social Good
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