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"The City race"
"The City race"
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"The City race"
"The City Race"; Nash, on crutches inscribed 'Treasury' leads a race to the Mansion House, followed by Sawbridge, Crosby (who has fallen down), Hallifax, Townsend and Bankes. In the background Wilkes, in mayoral robes, holds the cap of liberty aloft on a staff while Bull restrains the crowds, who are being harangued by Horne. It is an allusion to the mayoral election of1771.
1771
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
engraving
paper
20cms
satire
p538303x
exact