As a child, Sylvia’s first ambition was to become an artist. But for many other concerns in her life, she might have achieved this aim. As it was, she created her last drawings and designs at the age of twenty-nine; still in the infancy of her artistic career. In this short time she gave much as an artist and as a suffragette; wherever possible as both.
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