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‘Our break untaxed, our commerce free’ plate

Details

Artist

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Title

‘Our break untaxed, our commerce free’ plate

Medium

Octagonal transfer-printed plate with lustre border with moulded unpainted flowers

Reference

CVCSC:0255.91.F

Collection

Marx-Lambert

Status

On Display

The image in the centre of the plate shows various farming implements with a motto. This plate was a piece of propaganda in the anti-Corn Law campaigns of the 1820s, 1830s and 1840s.

'Our break untaxed, our commerce free' plate © Compton Verney