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The Mansion House Committee.
|Mansion House Committee.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H5143|
|Description: Ben Tillett and John Burns (left and right foreground) of the dockers union at the Mansion House Conference in September 1889. The meeting was called in order to reach a settlement between the striking dockers and the employers. Cardinal Manning, the Lord Mayor and the Bishop of London also attended as mediators between the two sides. After a lengthy round of negotiations, the Mansion House committee persuaded the employers to meet practically all the dockers' demands.|
|Creator: 'Illustrated London News'|
|Credit line: People's History Museum, Manchester|