Peterloo collection : To Henry Hunt, Esqr. as chairman of the meeting assembled on St.. Peter's Field, Manchester on the 16th.. of August, 1819...

Peterloo collection

<p style='text-align: justify;'> Very fragile newspaper cutting (in 3 pieces) from the Manchester Guardian, Tuesday, June 30, 1908.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'> Depicting the original coloured engraving entitled 'To Henry Hunt, Esq., as chairman of the meeting assembled in St. Peter's Field, Manchester, sixteenth day of August, 1819, and to the female Reformers of Manchester and the adjacent towns who were exposed to and suffered from the wanton and fiendish attack made on them by that brutal armed force, the Manchester and Cheshire Yeomanry Cavalry, this plate is dedicated by their fellow labourer, Richard Carlile'. </p>

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