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Chartism Collection

Background imageChartism Collection: A Chartist party, 1843

A Chartist party, 1843
Chartists attempte to force their giant charter through parliament. 1843

Background imageChartism Collection: Newport Riot

Newport Riot
At Newport, Monmouthshire, Chartist rioters from nearby mines, led by John Frost, fire on the magistrates at the Westgate hotel but are dispersed by the military

Background imageChartism Collection: Uk / Chartism / Punch, 1848

Uk / Chartism / Punch, 1848
Cartoon of a hoax petition which included the signatures of Queen Victoria, seventeen (!) Dukes of Wellington and others!

Background imageChartism Collection: Chartism Cartoon

Chartism Cartoon
NOT SO VERY UNREASONABLE... The Working Man presents his charter to Lord John Russell

Background imageChartism Collection: Female Chartists Cartoon

Female Chartists Cartoon
How to treat the female Chartists Cockroaches, rats and mice should see off the most ferocious crowd of females

Background imageChartism Collection: Chartist Convention

Chartist Convention
Chartist convention at John Street, Fitzroy Square, London

Background imageChartism Collection: Cartoons, The Great Chartist Demonstration

Cartoons, The Great Chartist Demonstration -- No. IX, The Beginning and the End. 1848

Background imageChartism Collection: Chartist Procession

Chartist Procession
The Chartist demonstration : the procession at Blackfriars Bridge, London

Background imageChartism Collection: Chartist petition procession

Chartist petition procession
A print of the chartists procession of 1842 taking the great national petition of 3, 317, 702 signatures to the House of Commons

Background imageChartism Collection: Cartoon, A Great Demonstration

Cartoon, A Great Demonstration -- satirical comment on the Chartist movement, depicting a Chartist leader backing down immediately when a magistrate tells him that his proposed demonstration will not

Background imageChartism Collection: Westgate Hotel and Mayors House, Newport, Wales

Westgate Hotel and Mayors House, Newport, Wales
Westgate Hotel and Mayors House. Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, after the Chartist Riot of 4 November 1839. 1839

Background imageChartism Collection: Chartist settlement - Cottage at Snigs End

Chartist settlement - Cottage at Snigs End
Front view of a cottage at Snigs End in Gloucestershire, one of a number of Chartist settlements in Britain founded by Feargus O Connor. 1850

Background imageChartism Collection: Cartoon, A Physical Force Chartist Arming for the Fight

Cartoon, A Physical Force Chartist Arming for the Fight. Satirical comment on Chartism. Date: 1848

Background imageChartism Collection: Welsh Chartist Martyrs -- Jones, Frost and Williams

Welsh Chartist Martyrs -- Jones, Frost and Williams
Welsh Chartist Martyrs, prosecuted for their involvement in the Newport Rising of 3-4 November 1839 -- William Jones (1809-1873), John Frost (1784-1877) and Zephaniah Williams (1795-1874). circa 1839

Background imageChartism Collection: Chartist Unrest / 1842

Chartist Unrest / 1842
Albion House, Shelton, home of William Parker, the county magistrate of Staffordshire, is left in ruins, burnt down by rioters

Background imageChartism Collection: Chartist Arming Cartoon

Chartist Arming Cartoon
A physical force Chartist arming for the fight

Background imageChartism Collection: Distribution of Staves

Distribution of Staves
The Great Chartist Demonstration: Distribution of the Staves Special constables prepare for trouble by handing out truncheons

Background imageChartism Collection: Police Protection

Police Protection
The Chartist scare : police wait in strength in Bonners Fields, London - but the expected violence doesn t materialise

Background imageChartism Collection: Chartist Meeting

Chartist Meeting
The Chartist demonstration : the meeting on Kennington Common, London

Background imageChartism Collection: Sit-In in Church

Sit-In in Church
Chartists stage sit-ins in churches as a peaceful demonstration of their cause


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