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Inspired by the highly contested British General Election of 1754, William Hogarth painted four satirical scenes about political rallies, vote buying, and political celebrations. He also commissioned four engravings after the paintings. The Davison Art Center owns that full set. The second print, Canvassing for Votes, illustrates the long history of accusations of vote buying. […]

Check out October’s Artwork of the Month – an Albumen print by Julia Margaret Cameron (British, 1815-1879)