Lot 10Ephemera – Poster – Dudley, West Midlands. Poster...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm



Ephemera – Poster – Dudley, West Midlands. Poster regarding trouble threatened by rioters. 1842. A large Poster by the local Magistrates forbidding public meetings and Processions in Dudley on Sunday (the next day). Large letters Press black printing by Thomas Danks, printers, High Street, Dudley. Size 20” &times 15”.&nbspThere was serious rioting&nbspin the streets of Dudley on several occasions in 1842 by striking Miners,&nbspIronworkers and&nbsp Nailors, with mounted troops of the Worcestershire Yeomanry coming to the rescue of the Magistrates besieged in an Inn by the howling mob on one occasion

Hammer Price: £95.00

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