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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 an 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 right 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)
Etching with grey wash
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Height: 241 millimetres
Height: 378 millimetres
Width: 408 millimetres (plate mark, trimmed at top and sides)
Width: 408 millimetres (sheet)
- Curator's comments
- For a coloured impression, see BM 1871,0812.5283.
The French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802) formally ended with the Peace of Amiens on 27 March 1802.
For a note on Crowle's extra-illustrated Pennant see G,1.1
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Associated Event: French Revolutionary Wars 1793-1802
Associated Event: Peace of Amiens 27 March 1802
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