Great Chartist Meeting Kennington 1848

#Picture Number HS34

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Victorian picture showing the Great Chartist Meeting on Kennington Common, London, 1848. A man (?Feargus O’Connor) addresses the crowd from a horse-drawn wagon, accompanied by men and women. Banners fly above the heads of his listeners, top-hatted gentlemen and working class men.