William Gladstone is saluting a crowd during the Midlothian campaign of 1879–80
|Caption||William Gladstone is saluting a crowd during the Midlothian campaign of 1879–80; a man is hiding behind a tree in order to throw old faggots at him. Engraving by A Mantrop, 1879/1880. The faggots represent 'faggot votes' produced by manipulation of the electoral register: votes "manufactured for party purposes, by the transfer to persons, not otherwise legally qualified, of sufficient property to qualify them as electors" (OED). Created 1879/1880. Contributors: J Bert. Mantrop. Work ID: fg7juh6q.|
|William Gladstone saluting crowd Midlothian campaign Engravings Bert Mantrop J Bert Mantrop|
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