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Parliamentary Reform Banner, Bob Lowe

Thom A., 1866, Banner
Parliamentary Reform Banner, Bob Lowe
Parliamentary Reform Banner, Bob Lowe
Parliamentary Reform Banner, Bob Lowe
Category
Museums & Galleries Item
Item no
22455
Title
Parliamentary Reform Banner, Bob Lowe Under the Reform Shower
Description
Painted twill linen banner with painted
design and a yellow wool fringe. Title scroll, white with gold lettering, BOB LOWE UNDER THE REFORM SHOWER. Painting of Robert Lowe standing in a bath being drenched under a shower operated by a plumber. .Bottom scroll, white with gold lettering, QUENCH THE "LOWE"; The name A.THOM, PAINTER painted on floorboards. Robert Lowe was the Liberal M.P for Calne, Lancashire, renowned for his outspoken views in the1860's, which were opposed to the extension of franchise to the masses.
Artist / maker
Date
1866
Size
H100 x W89.5
Type
Banner
Location
The People's Story
Accession number
HH2982/66