Pearlware jug commemorating the reformer Henry Hunt, circa 1819

Henry “Orator” Hunt was a British radical speaker and agitator remembered as a pioneer of working-class radicalism and an important influence on the later Chartist movement. He advocated parliamentary reform and the repeal of the Corn Laws. He is mainly known for his part in the Peterloo demonstration that lead to the massacre. This print was a reworking of a print made to commemorate captain Bainbridge at Yankee hero of the 1812 war.

Height: 12 cm

Condition: Rim chip restored