Silk of Bonnie Prince Charlie
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|Woven on silk:-
||woven in silk 1954 ||BROCKLEHURST-WHISTON ||Macclesfield||
Printed at bottom of card mount:-
Legend printed on inside cover of card mount:-
In the year 1745 Prince Charles Edward Stuart - Bonnie Prince Charlie - marched with his army through Macclesfield in his attempt to reach London. The woven panel depicts the Mayor of Macclesfield reluctantly reading an Address of Welcome in front of the Guildhall, where now stands the present Town Hall.
1745 is the year when the firm of Brocklehurst was founded.
18.2 cm deep by 23.8 cm wide
8.2 cm high by 15.1 cm wide
Technical Details supplied by Lewis Cowen:
||Mr Cyril Holland|
|Design Draft:||Mr William Hine|
|Card Cutter:||Mr William Stubbs|
|Weavers:||Mrs Jane Warrington|
by Lewis Cowen:
1954 saw the production of BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE, who in 1745 - the same year that the firm of Bocklehurst was founded - marched with his army through Macclesfield in his attempt to reach London.