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Choose from 115 pictures in our Candidate collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Pompeii as it was and is by Matania Featured Print

Pompeii as it was and is by Matania

The last election in Pompeii, 2000 years ago, before the eruption of Vesuvius, as envisaged by the Sphere special artist and expert in historical reconstruction, Fortunino Matania. This image was based on discoveries made during recent excavations in 1924, which revealed something about how electoral candidates made themselves known to electors. in the vicinity of the house inhabited by the candidate inscriptions were painted on the walls recommending him for election. Very often a man was warranted for by other citizens who had already gained a sufficient reputation to enable them to wield influence. In the picture here, there is a novelty in Roman election appeals; in the inscription found near the Termopolio (tavern) at No. 2 of the Via dell' Abbondanza, inscription reads as follows: 'C.Lollium Fuscum II VIR V.A.S.P.P Asellinas Rogant Nec Sin Zmyrina.' In English, this appeal would read: 'Asellina, supported by Zmyrina, recommends the candidature of C. Lollium Fuscum for duumvir, having in charge the streets, the temples and public religious festivals.' Who these two women were is unknown, but it is interesting that they should wield such influence. Date: 1924

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Kid Lewis and Oswald Mosley Featured Print

Kid Lewis and Oswald Mosley

Kid Lewis, triple boxing champion and ex-holder of the world welterweight title who stood as a New Party candidate in Whitechapel, East London. Pictured posing with the New Party leader, Sir Oswald Mosley at a luncheon given at the Caf'oyal where Mosley and Lewis outlined a club movement in which sport and politics were to play a prominent part. The New Party, formed by Oswald Mosley, was a political party formed in 1931 after Mosley resigned from the Labour party. Based on the 'Mosley Memorandum', the Party sought to establish a national policy to meet the economic crisis brought about by the Great Depression. After touring Europe, Mosley became an advocate of Fascism and formed the British Union of Fascists in 1932. Date: 1931

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Suffragettes Pankhurst and Gawthorpe Rutland 1907 Featured Print

Suffragettes Pankhurst and Gawthorpe Rutland 1907

Christabel Pankhurst and Mary Gawthorpe in the Market Place, Uppingham, holding a meeting during the 1907 Rutland bye-election. The campaign saw Mary Gawthorpe the victim of 'dirty tricks' by supporters of the Liberal candidate, W.F Lyons. Sylvia Pankhurst later gave an account of an incident when Mary was struck on the head by a 'pot-egg' (a china dummy egg) and knocked unconscious. Youths were apparently paid by a 'wealthy Liberal supporter' to hurl sweets at suffragette speakers (see Votes for Women 6th August 1909) Polling was held on11th Juneand the Conservative was duly elected. Date: 1907

© The March of the Women Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library