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The Guildhall on Election Night

Alfred George Palmer (attributed to)About, 1880

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

An election held in Exeter in 1880 resulted in an unexpected victory for the liberal candidate, Mr Edward Johnson. Following the announcement of this shock result there were spontaneous demonstrations with fire-lit processions, including magic lanterns.

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  • Title: The Guildhall on Election Night
  • Date: About, 1880
  • Physical Dimensions: w1576 x h1135 mm
  • Provenance: Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter City Council.
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Artist: Alfred George Palmer (attributed to)

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