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"Immolation of the Jew!"
"Immolation of the Jew!"
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"Immolation of the Jew!"
"Immolation of the Jew!"; shows a platform with steaming cauldron labelled "Christian intolerance". Two figures stand over the cauldron, to which ascends Salomons, refusing the Lord Mayor's entreaty to renounce the Jewish faith in order to become an Alderman.
1835
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Grant, Charles Jameson
Drake, G.
Drake, G.
Allusion to the nullifying of the election of David Salomons as Alderman of Aldgate Ward in 1835 owing to his being Jewish. The Lord Mayor, 1834-1835, was Henry Winchester.
woodcut
paper
39cms
satire
p5387179