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Mayoralty of Sir John Key
Mayoralty of Sir John Key
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Mayoralty of Sir John Key
"The white-feather'd Donkey's exaltation, a civic entertainment"; civic dignitaries are toss a donkey (in mayoral gown) in a blanket bearing the City arms. Alluding to Sir John Key's cancellation of the Lord Mayor's show for fear of anti-Wellington riots.
1830
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
King, E.
etching
paper
35cms
satire
p5429802