Celebrating 150 years since the birth of pioneer social reformer, suffragette, and independent MP, Eleanor Rathbone.

Born on 12 May 1872 and hailing from a dynasty of non-conformist merchants, ship-owners, philanthropists, artists, and politicians - nearly all proponents of social justice - Eleanor Rathbone grew up in an environment that advocated the idea of "what ought to be done, can be done". This family motto is plainly manifested within her own endeavours and achievements.

This exhibition highlights photographs, letters, books, and other materials from the Rathbone Papers held at the University of Liverpool Special Collections and Archives.

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