POLITICAL NOTES: Dandy Walker

Magnificent is the Lord Mayor of London, either in his crimson velvet robe to greet his Sovereign in the City, or in his gold-trimmed black robe for Lord Mayor's Day, or in his scarlet robe for the opening of his Central Criminal Court, or in his violet robe for the oath of office. No less magnificent when he kisses his wife good-bye on the morning of a parade is George Granger, coachman of the Lord Mayor of London, in his tricoin white-plumed hat, his gold-trimmed jacket bright with a rosette, his pink silk...

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