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The Mayoral Election contest
The Mayoral Election contest
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The Mayoral Election contest
"The civic contest"; shows Lawrence (left) and Besley (right), the rival candidates for the Mayoral election of 1869, depicted as knights jousting on Holborn Viaduct. They are on horseback, in armour, and bear soup tureens as helmets and turtle-shells as shields. To right and left two turtles dressed as heralds sound a trumpet-call.
1869
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Barnard, J.
woodcut
paper
43cms
satire
p5387564