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A View of the Westgate Hotel & Mayor's House, Newport

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Title: A View of the Westgate Hotel & Mayor's House, Newport
County: Monmouthshire
Location: Newport
Medium: Lithograph
Date: 1839
Dimensions: 305 x 405 mm

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The aftermath of the Chartists uprising in Newport. 8,000 protesters had marched on the Westgate Hotel, where fellow Chartists were being held prisoner. Soldiers, ready and waiting to attack, killed 22 men, dispersing the crowd after outbreaks of fighting and violence.

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Year:1839 en.wikipedia.org



Antique Lithograph - "A View of the Westgate Hotel & Mayor's House, Newport" published 1839.