Co. Durham, Darlington Election, 1832

Co. Durham, Darlington Election, 1832

1832 England

Offered by Timothy Millett Ltd.

£850 gbp
Request Information Call Dealer
Favourite Item
Darlington Election, Printed Linen Banner, blue and white, 1832, central legend in five lines with border around, PEASE/ FREE AND UNBOUGHT/ ADVOCATE / OF A / FREE AND UNSOLD / PEOPLE/ PURITY OF ELECTION/ AGRICULTURE/ MINING/ COMMERCE, 630 x 630 mm. Very fine and very rare.

Joseph Pease (1799-1872), Railway projector and member of the famous Quaker family. As the first Quaker M.P., he refused to swear the usual oath. He was a significant figure in the Anti-Slavery movement prior to abolition. He was heavily involved in the project for the opening of the Stockton to Darlington Railway and the draft advertisement for the opening of the line in 1825 is in his name.
Timothy Millett Ltd.

Timothy Millett Ltd.
PO Box 20851
SE22 0YM

+44 (0)20 8693 1111
+44 (0)7778 637898
Favourite Dealer
Request Dealer Alerts
Opening Hours
View Dealer Location
Member Since 2012
Members of
View Full Details