Festivities in Celebrations of Peace, July 7th 1814

 
Festivities in Celebrations of Peace, July 7th 1814
4 0 c m
 
23cm
actual image size: 15cm x 32cm

Description

Delay between abdication and celebrations due to city trying to get everything ready, to do justice to celebrations, illumination of Sham Castle. Fete, musicians 'North Mayo Band', list of rural sports: donkey race, race, sack race, apple bobbing, men cock fighting, pudding eating contest, diving for bullets in flour, eating penny loaf dipped in treacle suspended by a wire, boys cock fighting, reverse donkey racing (last place wins), jingling matches, pig hunting. Bath Chronicle Newspaper Cutting

Image Details

Image Reference
 
41233
Collection Reference
 
Hunt Vol.2 Page 96
Original Width (mm)
 
70
Original Height (mm)
 
155
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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