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The Black Block in Bonnets: Rebecca disturbing the social order in Punch, 1843

Ein Gastbeitrag von Ruby Ellis (Universität Heidelberg) für  das Themenportal Caricature & Comic John Leech, Rebecca and her daughters, in: Punch or The London charivari, 5.1843, S. 5 In a history of protest generally littered with defeat and failure, the Rebecca Riots in Wales mark something of a success. The colourful, iconic image of Rebecca seized national attention, both in the press and in parliament, thereby securing… //weiterlesen

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