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Margaret Salmon

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Margaret Salmon

Margaret Salmon of the Glasgow Ladies Emancipation Society, which was founded by Jane Smeal c 1840. Margaret was from Dalmarnock and was a prominent member of the Glasgow anti-slavery movement. Her husband also seems to have supported the movement and made the Society's donation box c 1855.

Reference: 1225.87.477

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

Keywords:
anti-slavery movement, fashions, Glasgow Ladies Emancipation Society, women



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