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Riot Broad Street June 1780 Heath engraving

The Riot in Broad Street, on the Seventh of June 1780.

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Original antique military / naval print
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To the Gentlemen of the London Military Foot Association, This Memorial to their Patriotic Conduct, is Inscribed by their obliged servants, John & Josiah Boydell. Painted by Fra.s Wheatley. Engraved by Ja.s Heath.' Engraving published in 1790 by John & Josiah Boydell, Cheapside & at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall, London. The riot in Broad Street was part of the infamous "Gordon Riots" which were a number of Protestant religious uprisings in London, England, in 1780, aimed against the Papists Act 1778. James Heath came from a famous family of engravers. Francis Wheatley (1747 - June 28, 1801) was an English portrait and landscape painter.
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artist James Heath after Francis Wheatley
method Line engraving
date 1790
size 480mm by 630mm (platemark)
SKU MN769