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Canvassing for Votes

18th century
434 x 555 mm (17.1 x 21.9 in.)

Engraved by Charles Grignon, British (English), (1717–1810)
After William Hogarth, British (English), (1697–1764)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
State: Sixth of six states
Print impression quality: Good
Series: Number 2 from set of four prints The Election
Edition: Dated February 1757
Bibliography: Paulson 199 vi/vi.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Albert Richards, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.34.2.2

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  • political satire
  • politics
  • satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 434 x 555 mm (17.1 x 21.9 in.)

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