Samantha Baines, Jenny Bede, Jen Ives, Thanyia Moore and Leila Navabi have each created their own original piece inspired by different objects chosen by them from our unparalleled women’s history archives, part of the permanent London Collection.

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    Thanyia Moore

    Thanyia Moore’s piece is inspired by the first female 'clippies' or bus conductors.

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    Leila Navabi

    Leila Navabi’s piece is inspired by a commemorative toilet paper roll created by the First 100 Years project.

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    Jenny Bede

    Jenny Bede’s piece is inspired by a photograph of Suffragette Dame Ethel Smyth.

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    Jen Ives

    Jen Ives’ piece is inspired by a photograph of Suffragette dogs from 1911.

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This five-part series will be launching weekly from Monday 8 March as part of our Women History Month programme.