Print of 'The Enthusiastic Reception of Mr Pallmer into Kingston, June 20th 1826', headed 'if ever there was a free Election it has been this'. Dedicated to 'I I Briscoe Esqr and the gentlemen of Mr Pallmer's Committee'. C N Pallmer is portrayed greeting his followers from a platform raised in front of the Town Hall in Kingston Market Place. A banner stretching from the Town Hall to the [Castle Inn] proclaims 'Pallmer and Independence'. The print was originally folded for posting and is addressed to Mrs M Thomas, 9 Queen Square, Bath. A post mark bears the date 17 Jul 1826. A pencil note in a later hand states that 'Maurice Thomas Esq. is the gentleman seated in the carriage, it was really thro' his exertions Mr Palmer was returned'. Printed by J S Alpenny, Church Row, Richmond. Hand coloured. Size: 13 x 11 inches.
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- SHC Ref No: 432/1
- Repository: Surrey History Centre, Woking
- Date: 1826
- Format: Archives
- Level: Item
- Access Status: Open.
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