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Reform Flag, United Cabinet and Chairmakers

1832, Banner
Reform Flag, United Cabinet and Chairmakers
Reform Flag, United Cabinet and Chairmakers
Reform Flag, United Cabinet and Chairmakers
Category
Museums & Galleries Item
Item no
22417
Title
Parliamentary Reform Flag, United Cabinet and Chairmakers
Description
Flag of light blue-green silk with design painted in mirror image on each side and a cream silk fringe. Title scroll, UNITED CABINET AND CHAIR MAKERS; in the centre, blindfolded Justice with scales seated on a sideboard holding a cornucopia overflowing with fruit; two cabinet makers as supporters on each side, wearing early 19th century clothing. The left side figure holding a set square and a jack plane and the right side figure holding pair of dividers and a hand saw; clasped hands in a cloud above; thistles, roses and shamrocks to each side. Motto scroll, LET TYRANTS TREMBLE WHILE JUSTICE HOLDS THE SCALES; Union flag in top left corner. Carried in 1832 by the United Cabinet and Chairmakers Trade Union.
Date
1832
Size
H203cm x W300cm
Type
Banner
Location
The People's Story
Accession number
HH1627/55