12 March 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
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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