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The Election

19th century
19th century
240 x 300 mm (9.4 x 11.8 in.)

After David Wilkie, British (Scottish), (1785–1841)

Alternative title: The Election no. 11 [and] Fox on the Hustings [and] The Covent Garden Hustings: An Election Scene in the Time of Pitt and Fox, April–May 1784
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Photogravure after pen and ink drawing on white wove paper
Edition: Photogravure of a pen and ink drawing (1947.D1.309.1) of the same title in DAC Collection
Marks: Signed in ink (inscribed in plate?), lower left: “D. Wilkie ft”; inscribed by hand on verso: “The original pen and ink drawing is in my possession / Howard Mansfield”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Howard Mansfield
Bibliography: Campbell Dodgson, p. 28, describes this as a photogravure representing an election speech by C.J. Fox.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.309.2

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