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The Annual Ceremony of administering the Oaths of Allegiance preceding Lord Mayor's Day

The Annual Ceremony of administering the Oaths of Allegiance preceding Lord Mayor's Day

Engraver: Smith, B

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1801

Shelfmark: Ktop XXIV

Item number: 13-e

Genre: Topographical Drawing

On the Friday before Lord Mayor's day, the incumbent mayor is traditionally conferred with his symbols of office at a ceremony in the Guildhall. He then formally takes office and his predecessor retires. The aldermen swear allegiance to the new mayor.

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