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Election dinner
Election dinner
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Election dinner
"An election entertainment at Brentford"; a party of Middlesex freeholders at dinner during the election in 1768 of a Member of Parliament for the county.
1768
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
The figure in clerical dress is the Rev. Horne Tooke; the opposing candidates in the election were Glyn and Proctor, and the print alludes to bribery of voters by the latter. Brentford is now in the London borough of Hounslow.
engraving
paper
16cms
satire
p5427128