A Contemporary Impression of the Tolpuddle Martyrs After an illustration origionally in the Cleaves Penny Gazette The Tolpuddle Martyrs were a group of th century agricultural labourers from Dorset who were convicted of swearing a secret oath as members of the Friendly Society of Agricultural Labourers The rules of the society show it was clearly structured as a friendly society and operated as a tradespecific benefit society But at the time friendly societies had strong elements of what would now be considered trade unions Before the Combination Acts had outlawed combining or organising to gain better working conditions The Tolpuddle Martyrs were subsequently sentenced to transportation to Australia Their convictions caused public outcry and signatures were collected for their release
This giclée print delivers a vivid image with maximum color accuracy and exceptional resolution. The standard for museums and galleries around the world, giclée is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are “sprayed” onto high-quality paper. With the great degree of detail and smooth transitions of color gradients, giclée prints appear much more realistic than other reproduction prints. The high-quality paper (235 gsm) is acid free with a smooth surface.
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