How to Get Made an MP!!! Election Squibs & Crackers _ No.2.
Pub July 19th 1830 by T McLEan 26 Haymarket. Election Caricatures executed for Gentlemen in 3 Hours.
Coloured etching with small margins. 260 x 360mm (10¼ x 14¼").
The candidate for MP proffers a bag of money to the borough patron. The latter has a rope around his neck which tethers him to the voters in his constituency, who he whose votes he promises to control in exchange for money. On the ground (left), on a paper inscribed 'Purity of Election', lies a big dead rat.
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