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Photograph of [Magdalen College New Buildings: excited group of undergraduates in building and on the ground - 'socialist being ejected', on knotted sheets from second floor with room on fire; chimney sweep running in foreground; close by a man held by 2 men, being revived with drink by another. Socialist meeting in [Sir Thomas A.V.] Best's room in Magdalen attended by George Bernard Shaw and William Hine, herbalist and college sweep, 20 Feb. 1892. Shaw to speak on socialism, but forced to leave hurriedly under duress - see Oxford Times , Feb. 2, p. 5 and Shaw's Diaries , 1885-1897 ed. S. Weintraub (1986), ii, p. 796] [John Johnson 1115] by Thomas Shrimpton & Son publ., [Feb. 1892]

G.A. Oxon. 4o 418, fol. 1147

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G.A. Oxon. 4o 418, fol. 1147

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