Pearlware pottery jug commemorating Henry Hunt the British Radical, 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 of the people demanding reform, by the British cavalry.

Height: 5″

Condition: Chips to the footrim and a 1″ hairline to the rim