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Accident on Lord Mayor's Day
Accident on Lord Mayor's Day
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Accident on Lord Mayor's Day
"Civic anointing - or - the catastrophe of Lord Mayor's Day 1827, vide Guildhall"; a large board containing fairy lamps plummets towards the new Lord Mayor, Matthias Prime Lucas and guests, sitting for the Lord Mayor's Banquet at Guildhall.
1827
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Duncombe, J
Duncombe, J
The Duke of Clarence (later William IV), the Duke of Wellington, the Lord Mayor's wife and Aldermen Curtis and Wood are amongst the guests. The giant figures of Gog and Magog wink slyly to one another in the background.
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