Berwick on Tweed - A veteran nurse Hunt provided the face of Victory.
The 'chaste' or 'noble' vision of womanhood portrayed by the Victorian sculptor is gone. Allegory aside this sculpture which portrays 'Victory' as a strong, even powerful woman perhaps reflects the changing attitudes of the time On the eve of the war the sufferagette movement was threatening to reach a violent impasse. By the end of the war British women had the vote for the first time and by 1928, five years after the unveiling of this memorial, universal suffrage was finally achieved.

Berwick angled

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