John Wilkes and Thomas Harley
John Wilkes and Thomas Harley
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John Wilkes and Thomas Harley
p5438391 (Collage 18305)
London Metropolitan Archives: Satirical Print Collection
"The rape of the petti-coat, He valiantly seiz'd the petti-coat and boot at the portal of his own mansion ..."; the Lord Mayor is shown removing a petticoat and boot from a gallows erected outside the Mansion House; men in background with kneeling women in foreground; allusion is to Lord Mayor Harley, who personally subdued a riot after Wilkes' election.
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