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Election Collection

Background imageElection Collection: Labour Party election posters and television speakers

Labour Party election posters and television speakers
Labour Party election posters and speakers for Labours series of five short television programmes in the run-up to the General Election of 8th October 1959 (which the Conservatives won)

Background imageElection Collection: Konrad Adenauer Campaign Poster

Konrad Adenauer Campaign Poster
Campaign poster for poster German statesman, Konrad Adenauer and his Christian Democratic Union (CDU Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands) party during the 1957 elections

Background imageElection Collection: Fd Roosevelt / Ilz 1932

Fd Roosevelt / Ilz 1932
FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT 32nd President of the USA in the year of his election

Background imageElection Collection: Irish Elections 1923

Irish Elections 1923
Election propaganda posters for Eamon De Valera : " We will wade through the blood of our fellow Irishmen and through the blood of Members of the Government"

Background imageElection Collection: Liberal Election Campaign Card, 1909

Liberal Election Campaign Card, 1909
A Liberal Party campaign card for the 1909 General Election. A grim image of an elderly couple heading for the workhouse is contrasted with the partys vision of sunlit fields of waving corn

Background imageElection Collection: Michael Foot

Michael Foot (1913-2010) British politician when he was the Labour Party candidate for Ebbw Vale, at the election caused by the death of Aneurin Bevan

Background imageElection Collection: King George VI and Clement Attlee, Buckingham Palace, 1945

King George VI and Clement Attlee, Buckingham Palace, 1945
Photograph of King George VI (1895-1952) and Clement Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (1883-1967) in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, 1945

Background imageElection Collection: Suffragettes Pankhurst and Gawthorpe Rutland 1907

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

Background imageElection Collection: Mary Jane Clarke W. S. P. U

Mary Jane Clarke W. S. P. U
Mary Jane Clarke W.S.P.U. Mary Jane Clarke, (1863-1910) Younger sister of Emmeline Pankhurst. In 1909, she was organiser for the W.S.P.U, living in Brighton, a year later

Background imageElection Collection: Winston Churchill entering No 10 Downing St by David Wright

Winston Churchill entering No 10 Downing St by David Wright
Painting by David Wright showing Prime Minister Winston Churchill entering No. 10 Downing Street after winning the General Election in 1951

Background imageElection Collection: Hogarth Election / 1Of4(C)

Hogarth Election / 1Of4(C)
THE ELECTION An election entertainment: a Whig banquet, with Tories demonstrating outside plate 1 of 4 Date: 1755

Background imageElection Collection: Hogarth / Election / B / W / (2)

Hogarth / Election / B / W / (2)
2. THE ELECTION Canvassing for votes

Background imageElection Collection: Clement Davies

Clement Davies (1884-1962) English politician and leader of the Liberal Party from 1945-1956, seen here at the Liberal Election press conference on the 3rd October 1951

Background imageElection Collection: King George VI and Clement Attlee, at Buckingham Palace, 194

King George VI and Clement Attlee, at Buckingham Palace, 194
Photograph of King George VI (1895-1952) and Clement Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (1883-1967) in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, 1945

Background imageElection Collection: Hexham Suffragettes

Hexham Suffragettes
Writing on the pavement during the Hexham by-election; Miss Annie Kenny and Miss Mary Gawthorne

Background imageElection Collection: Election poster, The Great Naval Eclipse

Election poster, The Great Naval Eclipse 1900 to 1910, a vote for the radicals is a vote against the British Navy. circa 1910s

Background imageElection Collection: Mr Aneurin Bevan

Mr Aneurin Bevan
Mr Bevan was a Welsh Labour politician and was appointed as Minister of Health after Labour won the election in 1945. He was the founder of the National Health Service which came into effect on 5th

Background imageElection Collection: Illustrated London News 1979, Thatcher and Callaghan

Illustrated London News 1979, Thatcher and Callaghan
Front cover of the Illustrated London News, May 1979 featuring portraits of James Callaghan, Labour leader and incumbent Prime Minister and Tory Party Leader, Margaret Thatcher

Background imageElection Collection: Harold Wilson makes speech during the general election

Harold Wilson makes speech during the general election Date: 1964

Background imageElection Collection: Suffragette Edith New Peckham by-election

Suffragette Edith New Peckham by-election. Miss. Edith New addressing on open-air meeting at the Peckham by-election, held in March, 1908. Date: 1908

Background imageElection Collection: Suffragette Gladice Keevil Manchester

Suffragette Gladice Keevil Manchester. Gladice Keevil (1884-1959) W.S.P.U organiser campaigning at the Manchester by-election, 1907 to Keep the Liberal Out Date: 1907

Background imageElection Collection: Liberal posters for the General Election, & their artists

Liberal posters for the General Election, & their artists
A selection of Liberal party posters for the 1910 General Election, together with a photograph of Francis Carruthers Gould, caricaturist and political cartoonist, who The Sketch says

Background imageElection Collection: Cartoon, The Federal Phoenix (Abraham Lincoln)

Cartoon, The Federal Phoenix (Abraham Lincoln)
Cartoon, The Federal Phoenix -- Abraham Lincoln portrayed as a phoenix rising from the flames as he is re-elected President. Date: 1864

Background imageElection Collection: Winston Churchill with Randolph by David Wright

Winston Churchill with Randolph by David Wright
Winston Churchill, once again re-elected as Prime Minister in 1951, pictured making a speech by David Wright, with his son, Randolph, seated behind

Background imageElection Collection: Gladstone and the Midlothian Campaign

Gladstone and the Midlothian Campaign
Sketches of four-times Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone on his tour of Midlothian during a US-style campaign which saw the elderly statesman come out of the retirement to take the ultra-Tory

Background imageElection Collection: Conservative party television team

Conservative party television team
The Conservative Party television team and some election posters for the General Election of 8th October 1959. The Conservatives broadcast five television programmes of 15 or 20 minutes each starting

Background imageElection Collection: Election Returns, USA

Election Returns, USA
A crowd gathers outside the office of the New York Herald newspaper to read the election returns; they have to be kept in order by police officers

Background imageElection Collection: Women trying to vote at New York polling station, 1871

Women trying to vote at New York polling station, 1871
Victoria Woodhull (1838-1927), noted American feminist, with her sister Jennie Claflin, try to vote in the New York election of 1871, but are turned away

Background imageElection Collection: US Election Campaign1908

US Election Campaign1908
Fierce campaigning by the two presidential nominees of 1908, William J Bryan and William Taft; Taft became the 27th president

Background imageElection Collection: Pope Pius XII Crowned

Pope Pius XII Crowned
Pius XII is crowned as the new pope

Background imageElection Collection: Pope Urbanus VI

Pope Urbanus VI
POPE URBANUS VI (Bartolommeo Prignano) After a stormy election, he acted so severely that most cardinals withdrew allegiance, leading to Avignon schism

Background imageElection Collection: Hogarth Election / 4Of4(C)

Hogarth Election / 4Of4(C)
THE ELECTION Chairing the Member after the election plate 4 of 4

Background imageElection Collection: Margaret Wintringham during her election campaign

Margaret Wintringham during her election campaign
Margaret Wintringham (1879 - 1955), British Liberal Party politician, MP for Louth between 1921 and 1924. She was the second woman, and the first British-born woman

Background imageElection Collection: James Griffiths

James Griffiths
James Jim Griffiths, Labour M.P. for Llanelli, Wales from 1936 to 1970. Pictured here before the 1950 election, he had served in the 1945 - 50 Labour Government as Minister for National Insurance

Background imageElection Collection: Gladstone out of a Job

Gladstone out of a Job
Defeated in the July 1886 election because of his backing for Irish Home Rule, Gladstone and his supporters find themselves among the unemployed, eating Irish stew

Background imageElection Collection: Womens Right / Activities

Womens Right / Activities
French suffragettes disrupt election by attacking ballot box

Background imageElection Collection: David Lloyd-George (1863-1945) speaking in Rochdale, 1923

David Lloyd-George (1863-1945) speaking in Rochdale, 1923
Photograph of David Lloyd-George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, the Welsh Liberal statesman, addressing a large crowd at Rochdale during the election campaign of 1923

Background imageElection Collection: Women Lobbying Mp / 1880

Women Lobbying Mp / 1880
Women lobbying an MP on the subject of Womens Rights during the general election

Background imageElection Collection: The Illustrated London News Election Map - 1906

The Illustrated London News Election Map - 1906 - The electoral battlefield at a glance: Candidates and Constituencies by A Hugh Fisher. Date: 1906

Background imageElection Collection: Watching Election Result

Watching Election Result
Londoners watch the election results as they are shown on giant screens erected in Trafalgar Square

Background imageElection Collection: The Ulster Slogan - Vote Early and Vote Often - woman voting

The Ulster Slogan - Vote Early and Vote Often - woman voting
Woman seen voting during the Ulster elections of 1921. Date: 1921

Background imageElection Collection: Cartoon, The Great Trick Act (Disraeli)

Cartoon, The Great Trick Act (Disraeli)
Cartoon, The Great Trick Act -- a satirical comment on the Conservative Partys recent success in the General Election. Depicting Benjamin Disraeli as a female horse rider in a circus

Background imageElection Collection: Cartoon, The Anglers Return (Derby and Disraeli)

Cartoon, The Anglers Return (Derby and Disraeli)
Cartoon, The Anglers Return -- Lord Derby and Benjamin Disraeli portrayed as fishermen, examining the Conservative partys poor returns from the recent General Election -- the Liberal party under Lord

Background imageElection Collection: The Winding Stream of Politics - elections since 1832

The Winding Stream of Politics - elections since 1832
An ingenious drawing showing at a glance the alternating results of General Elections from 1832 to 1924, with the ebb and flow of dominance by the main two political parties usefully illustrated by a

Background imageElection Collection: 1931 British General Election, women MPs

1931 British General Election, women MPs
1931 British General Election, twelve women MPs elected. From left to right: Mrs Helen Shaw, Lady Gwendolen Iveagh, Miss Irene Ward, Miss Thelma Cazalet, Mrs Mavis Tate, Mrs Ida Copeland

Background imageElection Collection: General Election Result

General Election Result
The declaration of the result of the General Election Poll at the Town Hall, Leeds, in which Gladstones Liberals have a majority

Background imageElection Collection: Advert, Patent Portable Election Fittings

Advert, Patent Portable Election Fittings by Flere & Mills Limited, London Date: 1903

Background imageElection Collection: Socialism in Germany

Socialism in Germany
There was an increase in Socialism in the German Reichstag in 1912. The 1912 elections saw the SPD retain its position as the most voted-for party and become the largest party in the Reichstag



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