The Reform Meeting in Hyde Park

The Reform Meeting in Hyde Park. Click on image to enlarge it. 1867. Source: Illustrated London News. After describing all the troops and police assembled near the meeting in case of rioting, the newspaper comments “Fortunately, there was no need for their services.”

Left: Police waiting in Kensington Gardens. Right: Grenadier Guards in the wood-yard of the magazine barracks.. [Click on images to enlarge them.]

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“The Reform Meeting in Hyde Park.” Illustrated London News. 50 (18 May 1867): 485-86, 492. Hathi Trust Digital Library version of a copy in the University of Michigan Library. Web. 26 December 2015.

Last modified 26 December 2015