History of the Westminster Election, Containing Every Material Occurence, From Its Commencement on the First of April, to the Final Close of the Poll, on the 17th of May

Various artists/makers

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Thirteen etched illustrations:
1: opp. title page: Rowlandson, "The Rival Candidates: Themistocles, Demosthenes, Judas Iscariot," "Pub'd April 8th 1784 by W. Humphrey No. 227 Strand" (Grego I.124; British Museum Satires 6510) (folded).
2: opp. dedication: Rowlandson, "Liberty and Fame introducting Female Patriotism to Britain, She Smiles--Infused with a Fortitude from Heaven, Vide Shakespeare's Tempest" [May 25, 1784] (Grego I.141; British Museum Satires 6510).
3: opp. p. 43, Rowlandson, "The Champion of the People," "Pub'd March 11 1784 by W. Humphrey No. 227 Strand" (Grego I.120; British Museum Satires 6444) (folded).
4: opp. p. 48: Rowlandson, "The State Auction," "Pub-d March 26th by W. Humphrey, No. 227 Strand 1784" (Grego I.121; British Museum Satires 6469) (folded)
5: opp. p. 95: Rowlandson, "Britannia Roused, or The Coalition Monsters Destroyed" [Feb. 3, 1784] (Grego I.116; British Museum Satires 6403) (folded).
6: opp. p. 131: Rowlandson, "The Hanoverian Horse and British Lion, A Scene in a New Play lately acted in Westminster with distinguished Applause, Act 2nd. Scene last," "Pub-d March 31st 1784 by W. Humphrey 227 No. Strand" (Grego I.123; British Museum Satires 6476) (folded).
7: opp. p. 166: Rowlandson, "The Westminster Watchman, To the Independent Electors of Westminster This Print of their Staunch Old Watchman The Guardian of Their Rights and Privileges is dedicated by a gratefull [sic] Elector. / NB Beware of Counterfeits as the Greenwich and Chelsea Watchmen are upon the look out" [April 12, 1784] (Grego I.126; British Museum Satires 6525).
8: opp. p.196: Rowlandson, "The Westminster Mendicant," "Pub-d 11[May], 1784 by H.[annah] Humphrey No. 227 Strand" (Grego I.137; British Museum Satires 6578).
9: opp. p. 208: Rowlandson, The Westminster Deserter Drum'd Out of the Regiment" [May 18, 1784] (Grego I.138; British Museum Satires 6586) (folded).
10: opp. p. 219, Rowlandson, Procession to the Hustings after a Successful Canvas;" "London pub-d April 30 1784 by G. Humphrey, Printseller & Dealer in Natural Curiosities, No.48 Long Acre" (Grego I.134; British Museum Satires 6564) (folded).
11: opp. p. 254: Rowlandson, "Wit's Last Stake, or the Cobling Voters and Abject Canvassers" (Grego I.130, April 22, 1784; British Museum Satires 6548) (folded).
12: opp. p. 288: Rowlandson, "The Apostate Jack R_ the Political Ratcatcher. / NB Rats taken alive!" "Pub-d by W. Humphrey No 227 Strand March 1, 1784" (Grego I.124; British Museum Satires 6431) (folded).
13: opp. p. 292: Rowlandson, "A Peep into Friar Bacon's Study," "Pub-d March 3, 1784 by W. Humphrey No. 227 Strand" (Grego I.119; British Museum Satires 6436) (folded).
14: opp. p. 304: William Wells (?), "Mars & Venus, or Sir Cecil Chastis'd." "Publish'd April 2, 1784 by Willm Wells, No. 132 Fleet Street" (British Museum Satires 6491) (folded).
15: opp. p. 340: Isaac Cruikshank, "Westminster Races, A Political Heat, run in Covent Garden, between Old Veteran a famous Horse the Property of his M.....y, Dutchess a Filly, the Property of the Duke of D.......e, and Judas an Obstinate Ass, who was clearly distanced, Pub. 19 May by WH [William Humphrey] No. 227 Strand / IC" (British Museum Satires 6589) (folded).

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