Townsend and Wilkes
Townsend and Wilkes
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Townsend and Wilkes
p5383141 (Collage 18353)
London Metropolitan Archives: Satirical Print Collection
"The patriots deceived, or Townsend triumphant"; John Wilkes, wearing an alderman's gown and carrying the staff of Liberty on a pole, tries to step into a state coach at Mansion House. A reference to Wilkes' rejection from the mayoralty by the Court of Aldermen in favour of James Townsend.
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