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David Osmond & Ray Stroud
This is a full colour catalogue of an exhibition curated by Ray Stroud and David Osmond in partnership with Newport Museum and Art Gallery. Representing the Rising depicts Newport’s 1839 Chartist Uprising as captured by artists past and present, exploring the contemporary scene, portraiture and commemoration, pulling together work from the Museum’s impressive Chartist art collection alongside significant loans and reproductions. Every picture featured in the exhibition is reproduced in the catalogue, with full details and explanatory background text in each case.
At Six Points publishers, we have adopted as our name, a popular chant regularly heard at meetings held indoors and outdoors during the early years of Victoria’s reign. Launched 8th May 1838 in London, the People’s Charter gained the support of millions for its six constitutional reforms – a package intended to win the right to vote and turn MPs into delegates of the people.