What Mark Will You Make?

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This mural by Manchester based artist Amy Coney, depicts 6 local women who made a significant mark on history.  It is part of the Outhouse MCR project and can be found in the centre of Manchester’s Stevenson Square.

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They are, from left to right: theatre impresario Annie Horniman; author Elizabeth Gaskell; Enriquetta Rylands, founder of John Rylands Library; Marie Stopes, pioneer in the field of birth control; suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst; and Sunny Lowry,the first British woman to swim the English Channel.

I know that Coney intended to put their names beneath each portrait, but I’m not sure of that ever happened.

Linked to Monday Murals
aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 7 September 2015

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