TRANSFORM YOUR WORLD - ANIMAL AID ROADSHOW 2007

Animal Aid : 30 years of campaigning for cruelty-free living

John Archer

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John Richard Archer was born in Liverpool in 1863. He became the first black man to hold office in England, as Mayor of Battersea. A staunch anti-vivisectionist, he was involved in a dispute over the famous brown dog statue, which was erected to mark the suffering of vivisected animals. The statue was repeatedly attacked by medical students.

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