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    Sale 5437

    British Mezzotints and Printed Handkerchiefs from the Collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    12 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 210

    REFORM MOVEMENT HANDKERCHIEF

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    REFORM MOVEMENT HANDKERCHIEF
    silk, printed with The Old Gallant Grey horse of Reform, cheered on by John Bull and followed by The People, standing at the edge of a cliff marked Magna Carta, with various Rotten Borough incumbents falling into the sea marked The Slough of Despond--32in. x 31in. (81cm. x 91cm.)


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    This handkerchief presumably celebrates the adoption of the first Reform Bill by Parliament.

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