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Christopher North under the Reform Pump

1832, Banner
Christopher North under the Reform Pump
Christopher North under the Reform Pump
Christopher North under the Reform Pump
Category
Museums & Galleries Item
Item no
22396
Title
Parliamentary Reform Banner' Christopher North under the Reform Pump
Description
Yellow cotton banner with painted design and yellow wool fringe. Title scroll, blue with yellow lettering CHRISTOPHER NORTH UNDER THE REFORM PUMP. Christopher North was the nom-de-plume of Professor John Wilson, a Tory anti-reformist, writer and editor of Blackwood's Magazine. He is being drenched by water from pump worked by plumber. In his right hand North holds a book with the word 'Ebony Magazine'. The word Ebony is a pun on Blackwood.Carried in1832 painted in white along the bottom edge.

Date
1832
Size
H94cm x W86cm
Type
Banner
Location
The People's Story
Accession number
HH2980/66