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Election Scenes by William Hogarth

May 4, 2012
by the gentle author

An Election Entertainment

Telegraph, 30th April. “Police open probe into alleged voter fraud in East London.”

Canvassing for Votes

Independent, 3rd May. “They knock on the door and ask us to give them our ballot papers.”

The Polling

Evening Standard, 2nd May. “Voters forgot how they signed registration forms.”

Chairing the Member

Independent, 3rd May. “Electoral Commission boss fights for job after claims of fraud.”

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  1. William HOGARTH permalink
    May 4, 2012

    If my Work does not move you to Laughter here, pray see it hanging at the House of Sir John SOANE, in Lincoln’s-inn-fields: there, at no Cost, you may linger on it, appreciate the Detail and remind yr Selfe that I am not Dead.

  2. CornishCockney permalink
    May 4, 2012

    The more things change, the more they stay the same!! LOL!

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