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City Pageant
City Pageant
of 63
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City Pageant
"A City Pageant with an approved method (of) Riding a Restive Horse without danger"; showing a procession with spirited horses almost throwing their riders.
1802
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
Hewitt, G.
This may refer to an incident on 29 April 1802 when at a procession through the City to celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Amiens the horse of one of the sheriffs (William Rawlins or Robert Cox) became restive and the sheriff was nearly thrown off.
aquatint
paper
50cms
satire/caricature
p5448952