The Independent Voter.
[Etched in plate:] C Hancock 1838.
Mixed method mezzotint, very scarce. 465 x 577mm (18¼ x 22¾"). Cut inside platemark; laid on conservation tissue; some foxing. Bit messy.
A man slumped over his horse, drunk through the efforts of two party canvassers to buy his vote, helped by two men with cockades in their hats indicating political parties and accompanied by three yapping dogs, on the country road towards a town hung with banners, in the distance to right.
Ex Collection: The Late Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 29048] £220.00