Election Humours: Prints by William Hogarth

Exhibition Website

Aug 20 2016 - Oct 22 2016

To celebrate our nation's upcoming presidential election, the Meadows hosts an exhibit of five politically-
themed art works from our permanent collection by Hogarth (1697-1764), the father of modern political cartooning. Included is his print "The Politician" and his four-part series Humours of an Election, satirizing a corrupt British election of 1754.

Exhibition overview from museum website

  • Works on Paper
  • British
  • 18th Century
  • Political / Satire / Documentary
  • William Hogarth

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