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Illustrations of a meeting of Chartists on Kennington Common, 1848
(Catalogue ref: ZPER 34/12, Illustrated London News, 15 April 1848)

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THE MEETING ON KENNINGTON-COMMON. – FROM A DAGUERREOTYPE.

Source 4b

PART OF THE PROCESSION. SKETCHED AT BLACKFRIARS-BRIDGE.

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daguerreotype

fight in a public place

riot act There was a law that a crowd of 12 or more people disturbing the public peace must all leave and scatter when told to (when the Riot Act was read to them by authorities).
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