Help with identifying English establishment figures..

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Help with identifying English establishment figures..

Postby Mark Griffin » Sun Jun 07, 2015 7:05 pm

Came across this weird thing and wanted to put it into context. Don't know the publication sadly., Just wondering if its commemorating an election maybe?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Print-1885-Mediaeval-Jousting-Armour-Knights-Horses-563TM132-/351419884848?&_trksid=p2056016.l4276


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Re: Help with identifying English establishment figures..

Postby Mark Griffin » Sun Jun 07, 2015 7:13 pm

Pretty sure its the Election, a biggie that year and the govt lost a confidence vote. I can spot Randolph Churchill far right and I think its Richard Burton in the exotic stuff on the left. His Arabian knights translation came out that year. Lots of other worthies in there.


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Re: Help with identifying English establishment figures..

Postby Phil the Grips » Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:40 am

Maxime Chouinard has done a lot of research on the C19th tournament scene which he details here- http://hemamisfits.com/2014/12/20/the-f ... omment-875

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Re: Help with identifying English establishment figures..

Postby Mark Griffin » Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:56 am

That's great stuff, the 1777 one I wasn't aware of. Bear in mind that my pic is a political satire, it never happened. More research at my end shows that after Khartoum the govt lost a vote of no confidence in the spring and in the autumn, after a pretty lively contest, a new lot came in.


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