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An Election at Covent Garden -- Olden Time

Slide 105 of The life and duties of the citizen (lecture: Riley Brothers, 120 slides, 1899)

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creator of source image(s): HOGARTH, William  (1697-1764)

Type of image
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height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
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photography, on glass substrate

The image shows William Hogarth's painting The Polling from his series Humours of an Election, painted in 1755 and now in the collection of Sir John Soane's Museum in London. The image has been reversed for the slide.


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