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Electioneering in the pub, published by Edgar Ray and Frederick Sinnett, 1855

Wood engraving published in Melbourne Punch, 1855. Titled ‘A north Bourke candidate addressing his constituency on a “national” question.’ Shows the candidate, Booth, standing on a stage, waving his arms and speaking to a riotous crowd, some fighting, others drinking, some holding placards; signs on the wall read ‘Vote for Mooney’ and ‘Notice. This night only liquors free’.


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