Votes for Women Exhibition

Bringing together key elements of the Mount Stewart and National Portrait Gallery’s collections to explore the themes of gender, identity and perceptions of power. The exhibition will look at Edith, Lady Londonderry, the founder of the Women’s Legion and her role in the campaign for women’s votes.

It will spark discussion about the role and tactics employed by the peaceful suffragists compared to the militant suffragettes. Items from the property’s collection will include Lady Londonderry’s Women’s Legion Uniform, the military DBE awarded to her for war work in 1917, and portraits by society painters John Singer Sargent and Philip de László.

Event Details


Mount Stewart
73 Portaferry Rd
BT22 2AD


Friday, November 9, 2018 - 11:00 to Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 17:00

Tickets and further information

Normal admission charges apply for the venue. Find out more here.