Miners Banner
Museum
Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life
Date
1884
Object Number
CUKDM 1977/070/02
Title

Miners Banner

Object Category
Industrial & Social History
Object Name
Miners Banner
Description

Carried by miners from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire at the 'Great Franchise Demonstration' in Glasgow. An estimated 50,000 people marched in support of the Franchise Bill. Soon after the 1884 Reform Act was passed giving 1/3 of the male population the right to vote. 

Method
Donation