Peterloo collection : A view of St. Peters Place and manner in which the Manchester Reform meeting were dispersed by civil & military power. Augt....

Peterloo collection

<p style='text-align: justify;'> Contemporary etching of the Peterloo Massacre in St Peter's Field, Manchester, on 16 August 1819. Cavalry were used to disband a pro-democracy demonstration, resulting in eleven dead and hundreds injured. </p>

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