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"The Smithfield parliament"
"The Smithfield parliament"
18179
"The Smithfield parliament"
"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
1819
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Williams, C. (fl.1801-1830)
Williams, C. (fl.1801-1830)
Tegg, Thomas (1776-1845)
etching
paper
35cms
crowd scene/satire
p5386702
Exact