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Title: Clowes Saddler's Shop Model
Item Name: Law and Order
Maker: Bird, Mr.


Made by Mr. Bird, cabinet maker and prominent Liberal, for evidence at a court case at York assizes in 1868 following charges of assault during a political riot in Beverley. The Conservative party headquarters were above the shop and were invaded to investigate allegations of bribery. Anthony Trollope was one of the candidates and lost. Beverley lost both of her M.P.s as a result and subsequently shared one with East Riding.

Year: 1868
Materials: wood
Measurements: L:66cm; W:24.5cm; Ht:42cm
ID_Number: ERYMS (Guildhall) : 2001.1