Suffrage and Smoke: the UK Parliamentary Archives’ challenges in caring for collections housed in the Palace of Westminster

Have you even been to London if you didn’t catch a glimpse of the Palace of Westminster? You’d no doubt recognise Elizabeth Tower, often referred to by the name of its main bell ‘Big Ben’. Its iconic Victorian Gothic façade is splashed across nearly every postcard rack and tote bag front in souvenir shops across the country. Westminster has …

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