Ceremony of inducting the new Lord Mayor into his office, 1844. Creator: Unknown
Ceremony of inducting the new Lord Mayor into his office, 1844. Michael Gibbs, the new Lord Mayor of the City of London, takes part in a traditional inauguration ceremony. According to annual custom, the Lord Mayor elect was...sworn into his office of chief magistrate of the City of London, at Guildhall. Sir William Magnay, Bart., the retiring Lord Mayor, being a member of the Stationers Company, that body took a conspicuous part in the ceremonial, as did also the Fishmongers Company, of which the Lord Mayor elect is a member'.
From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol V
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