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BADGES

Title

Albert Hall 1912

Object Name

Badge

Maker

W. O. Lewis (Primary maker)

Date Made

1912
1912

Place Made

England: Birmingham
Birmingham

Description

Blue enamel badge with gilt lettering 'PROTEST AGAINST HOME RULE' - harp and crown; red, white and blue ribbon; from a bar inscribed ' ALBERT HALL 1912' . Bonar Law in his first public speech, as leader of the Conservatives, at the Royal Albert Hall on 26 January 1912 he listed his three main concerns; an attack on the Liberal government for failing to submit their ideas for Home Rule to a referendum, tariff reform and the Conservative refusal to let the Ulster Unionists be "trampled upon" by an unfair Home Rule bill.

Materials

gilt & enamel

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.O47.1952

Copyright

National Museums NI