In 1911 the SSPV purchased a caravan to tour around Scotland raising awareness of the charity.

It was under the charge of lecturer Mr T. A. Williams who also held a large number of meetings around the country.

Horse-drawn caravan used by the SSPV for touring Scotland raising awareness.

The caravan ("the Curlew") had been owned by Dame Louisa Lumsden, who was a very active member of the SSPV. She was also very involved in the women’s suffrage movement, along with her work campaigning for animal welfare and against vivisection. Dame Louisa Lumsden had previously offered the caravan to women’s rights activists for campaign tours.

In 1914 the SSPV sold the caravan and the Committee bought a small motor to be used for lecturing work instead.

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