Weavers' Reform Banner, 1880s

Banner in protest against the House of Lords for blocking the passing of the electoral reform bill. It was successfully reintroduced by William Gladstone and passed in 1884.

Museum reference:
CUKDM-1977-70-3
Date:
1880
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
1880 · 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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