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News-sheet, Illustration, Image
William Hone was an English radical writer and publisher active in the early decades of the 19th century. In partnership...
Henry ‘Orator’ Hunt was a prominent campaigner for parliamentary reform, whose reputation for passionate public speaking...
The objectives of the London Corresponding Society (LCS) were temperate in tone and relatively moderate in aspiration. T...
Following the end of war with France in 1815, Britain was plunged into a deep economic and political crisis. High food p...
Ephemera, Illustration, Image
This earthenware beaker or cup is decorated with a portrait of the radical speaker Henry Hunt, and inscribed 'Hunt and L...
On 16 August 1819, a meeting of peaceful protestors campaigning for parliamentary reform was broken up by the Manchester...
James Gillray was one of the finest caricaturists of the Georgian period. First apprenticed as an engraver in London, Gi...
In contrast to the revolutionary terror that gripped France at the end of the 18th century, the campaigns for political ...
This is the first edition of Percy Byshhe Shelley’s poem ‘The Mask of Anarchy’, published in 1832. In August 1819 a huge...
Pamphlet, Illustration, Image
This illustration by renowned caricaturist George Cruikshank appears on the title page to ‘The Free-born Englishman&hell...
By the late 1790s the cost of war with France placed great strain on the Bank of England’s ability to circulate banknote...
Ephemera, Illustration, Image
On 16 August 1819, the day now known as the Peterloo Massacre, thousands of peaceful protestors for parliamentary reform...
Page proofs, Manuscript annotation
These are proofs of Charles Dickens’ novel Hard Times (1854); print copies returned from the publishers to which the aut...
Published in 1818, this book contains statistical information on the health of the vast numbers of children working in c...
These prints are the work of illustrator John Doyle (using the familiar pseudonym of ‘H.B.’), who for over 20 years duri...