Cleansing the City
Cleansing the City
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Cleansing the City
v8487935 (Collage 21411)
London Metropolitan Archives: Satirical Print Collection
"City scavengers cleansing the London streets of impurities"; showing the Lord Mayor Matthew Wood, Robert Waithman and Sir William Curtis forcibly removing prostitutes from the streets of the City and placing them on a cart. Sir John Silvester, Recorder, is reading the Riot Act on the steps of Mansion House.
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