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Choose from 73 pictures in our Voting 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.

Polling Station, Referendum Day, 5 June 1975 Featured Print

Polling Station, Referendum Day, 5 June 1975

Scene outside a Polling Station in the London Borough of Wandsworth, 5 June 1975. A Referendum was being held on the UK's membership of the EEC (now the EU), which it had joined in 1973. Voting was just over 67% in favour of remaining in the EEC (popularly known as the Common Market). Date: 1975

© Mary Evans / Marx Memorial Library

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

Women candidates for parliament, 1919 Featured Print

Women candidates for parliament, 1919

Four female candidates for Parliament in the 1918 General Election, when women over the age of 30 were given the vote for the first time, and women could put themselves forward as electoral candidates. Portraits show, top left, Mrs Dacre Fox, independent candidate for Richmond, top right, Miss Christabel Pankhurst, Women's Party candidate for Smethwick, bottom right, Mrs W. C. Anderson (Miss Mary MacArthur), Labour candidate for Stourbridge and bottom left Mrs Carruthers, Miss Violet Markham, Liberal Candidate for Mansfield, Notts. The Sketch writes that, 'by the time this number of "The Sketch" appears, all will know whether or not they may add the coveted, "M.P." to their names!' Sadly, not one of them won a seat. Date: 1919

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans