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Boats for Women

1918: Representation of the People Act

Author: Anon [Eryth]

Publication: The Student

Published: 25 June 1909

Place of publication: Edinburgh, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

A full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Edinburgh University Library
Classmark(s): EUA IN20/PUB/1
Pages(s): 583

This is not a campaigning poem, but a poem that advertises the new ladies' boating race.  That said, it does allude to the reform bill: ladies are advised to consult 'the bill that's hanging still / Inside the old Quadrangle' - a covert reference to the delayed Reform Bill.