The National Archives
Power, Politics & Protest
> Source 4
Illustrations of a meeting of Chartists on Kennington Common, 1848
(Catalogue ref: ZPER 34/12, Illustrated London News, 15 April 1848)
How does this source suggest that this was a peaceful meeting?
What impression do you get about the size of the crowd?
What type of people attended the meeting?
What are advantages and disadvantages of using this type of visual evidence for historians?