Irene Cockroft is an independent exhibition curator, author and lecturer specialising in the story of women's involvement in the late 19th and early 20th-century Arts & Crafts and Suffrage movements. Irene is the great-niece of suffrage artist and enameller Ernestine Mills (1871-1959). She represents a direct link with the Women's Suffrage campaign. Her writing includes New Dawn Women - Women In The Arts & Crafts and Suffrage Movements At The Dawn Of The 20th Century (Watts Gallery, 2005).  
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