Reform Banner, 1884

One of four political reform banners found in an attic Kilsyth. The passing of the Reform Act resulted six million more men being eligible to vote. Previously voting rights had been limited to those working class men living in boroughs.

Museum reference:
CUKDM-1977-70-5
Date:
1885
On display:
In Storage: Museums
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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