Detail View: JCB Political Cartoons: JOHN WILKES ELECTED KNIGHT OF THE SHIRE FOR MIDDLSEX ON THE XXVIIITH. OF MARCH, MDCCLXVII BY THE FREE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE.

Accession number: 
7168-2-6
Call number: 
DC/P769ra
Title: 
JOHN WILKES ELECTED KNIGHT OF THE SHIRE FOR MIDDLSEX ON THE XXVIIITH. OF MARCH, MDCCLXVII BY THE FREE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE.
Place: 
[London]
Date: 
[1768]
Image technique: 
Etching
Image dimensions: 
13.6 x 10.5 cm. (image)
Narrative description: 
British political scene. John Wilkes's election as a member of Parliament for Middlesex was expected to reform the House of Commons. Images include: Envy as a serpent; liberty cap; staff of maintenance; Hercules. Liberty as a boy; Minerva
References: 
BM 4189
Notes: 
In: The Political Register, no. XIV (May, 1768), opp. p. [321].
Subject: 
Grafton Administration (December 1767-January 1770).
Normalized date: 
1768