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1883 Photolithograph William Hogarth Art Humours Election Polling Whigs XACA2

1883 Photolithograph William Hogarth Art Humours Election Polling Whigs XACA2

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"The Election, Plate III. - The Polling"

This is an original 1883 photolithograph of "The Polling", the third in a series of four paintings by William Hogarth (1697-1764) entitled "The Humours of an Election" that portrayed English voters lining up at the ballot boxes to cast their support for the Whig and Tory political parties.

CONDITION

This 128+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Small tear - top margin.

  • Product Type: Orig. Photolithograph;
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.25 x 4.25 inches; 13 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of photolithographs from 1883 of paintings, illustrations, etchings, and engravings of Georgian era artist William Hogarth (1697-1764), including several of his moralistic and satirical series such as; "A Harlot's Progress", Industry and Idleness", "The Rake's Progress" and many others. To continue browsing this eccentric collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Hogarth, William. There is no visible artist signature.

Keywords specific to this image: Government, Satire, Funny, Georgian Era

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