Reform Banner, 1884

This banner was carried by Kilsyth miners at the 'Great Franchise Demonstration' in Glasgow. An estimated 50,000 people marched from Kelvingrove Park to Glasgow Green to hear speeches made in favour of the bill.

Museum reference:
CUKDM-1977-70-2
Date:
1880
On display:
Summerlee Museum: Exhibition Hall
Associated with:
1884 · Kilsyth · Part of Reform agitation in Kilsyth c.1885 and found in a loft in a Kilsyth house with three other similar banners.
Dimensions:
height: 1600mm
width: 920mm
Materials:
cloth
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