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- Object: Proclamation Of Peace At The Royal Exchange, London...
A broadside on the end of the French Revolutionary Wars, and the proclamation of Peace in London on 20 April 1802; with a coloured etching showing a street scene in front of the Royal Exchange, with a large group of people, and on horseback on the left the Lord Mayor flanked by the Mace Bearer and Sword Bearer of the City, in the centre the Richmond Herald, and the Windsor Herald, on the R the Lancaster Herald, accompanied by other officials and musicians and trumpeters, in the background people watching; with engraved inscriptions, and with letterpress title and text, including the proclamation of George III, and an account on the ceremony. (London, Tomkins; 1802)
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Height: 244 millimetres (etching)
Height: 377 millimetres (printed area)
Width: 429 millimetres (etching)
Width: 429 millimetres (printed area)
- Curator's comments
- The broadside is trimmed, lacking the publisher's and printer's details in letterpress.
For another, untrimmed impression of the same broadside (not coloured), see BM 1872-6-8-183.
The French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802) formally ended with the Peace of Amiens on 27 March 1802.
[Check with DP: more info on printer T Bensley?]
- Not on display
- Associated events
Associated Event: French Revolutionary Wars 1793-1802
Associated Event: Peace of Amiens 27 March 1802
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