Silk of Bonnie Prince Charlie

Reference Number:- Sprake Number:- Godden Number:-
obk 40  not listed recorded without number
 

Bonnie Prince Charlie being reluctantly welcomed by the Mayor of Macclesfield

Words:
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.

Size:
Card mount:
18.2 cm deep by 23.8 cm wide

silk:
8.2 cm high by 15.1 cm wide

 
Technical Details supplied by Lewis Cowen:
First Sketch:     Mr Cyril Holland
Design Draft:Mr William Hine
Card Cutter:Mr William Stubbs
Weavers:Mrs Jane Warrington
Design No:Z.10253
Comments:

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.

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