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Townsend and Wilkes
Townsend and Wilkes
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Townsend and Wilkes
"The patriots deceived, or Townsend triumphant"; John Wilkes, wearing an alderman's gown and carrying the staff of Liberty on a pole, tries to step into a state coach at Mansion House. A reference to Wilkes' rejection from the mayoralty by the Court of Aldermen in favour of James Townsend.
1772
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
engraving
paper
20cms
satire
p5383141
exact