Reform League meeting, Hyde Park, London, 1867

#Picture Number HS68

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the Reform League meeting in Hyde Park, 1867, a demonstration in support of suffrage and the ballot. About 200,000 people gathered peacefully and heard speeches from 10 platforms, and the 5,000 police and soldiers ready to suppress the meeting were not deployed. The meeting had been declared illegal by the government.