"The City race"
"The City race"
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"The City race"
p538303x (Collage 18344)
London Metropolitan Archives: Satirical Print Collection
"The City Race"; Nash, on crutches inscribed 'Treasury' leads a race to the Mansion House, followed by Sawbridge, Crosby (who has fallen down), Hallifax, Townsend and Bankes. In the background Wilkes, in mayoral robes, holds the cap of liberty aloft on a staff while Bull restrains the crowds, who are being harangued by Horne. It is an allusion to the mayoral election of1771.
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