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Attack upon General Haynau
Attack upon General Haynau
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Attack upon General Haynau
Front page from the Illustrated London News detailing the attack upon, and subsequent escape of General Julius Freiherr von Haynau from the George Inn, Southwark.
1850
London Metropolitan Archives
Manning & Bray Collection
Illustrated London News
The Austrian General visited the George Inn on Bankside in 1850. He was attacked by draymen and dragged along the street by his moustache. Shows a view of coal cellar and bedroom, in which General Haynau hid at the time of the attack , and his escape in the police galley on the River Thames.
wood engraving
paper
41cms
p5390023
approx