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Power, Politics and Protest
The growth of political rights in Britain in the 19th century
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Advertisement for a dinner in Gateshead in August 1830 to celebrate the July 1830 revolution in France
(Catalogue ref: HO 44/21)
HO 44/21; advert for a dinner in 1830 to celebrate revolution in France

As you study the source, ask yourself:

  • What type of people might have attended this dinner?
  • Why would they want to celebrate this particular event?
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