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Picture No 11095651
Date 1886
Description West End riots, 1886 - a crowd
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A crowd of unemployed men debating ths issues of the moment, sketched at the demonstration at Trafalgar Square, London, at the time of the West End riots in 1886. At an open air meeting of unemployed East End dock workers and artisans in Trafalgar Square, the people were stirred to violence following incendiary speeches, and rioted, causing havoc in the fashionable streets of the West End.
Source Unattributed sketch in The Illustrated London News, 13th February 1886, page 173.
Credit Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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Mary Evans Picture No 11095651 - A crowd of unemployed men debating ths issues of the moment, sketched at the demonstration at Trafalgar Square, London, at the time of the West End riots in 1886. At an open air meeting of unemployed East End dock workers and artisans in Trafalgar Square, the people were stirred to violence following incendiary speeches, and rioted, causing havoc in the fashionable streets of the West End.

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