"The Smithfield parliament"
"The Smithfield parliament"
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"The Smithfield parliament"
p5386702 (Collage 18179)
London Metropolitan Archives: Satirical Print Collection
"The Smithfield Parliament"; showing Henry Hunt, with the head of an ass, addressing applauding sheep, pigs, cattle, horses and other asses at Smithfield Market. A dog under the platform wears a ribbon inscribed "Usher of the Black [Rod]." The allusion is to an unexpectedly quiet meeting at which Hunt presided on 21 July 1819
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