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Artist or CreatorW.K. Haselden
Title or CaptionHints for candidates. No. 1. [caption on reverse]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mirror
Date28 May 1929
FormatArtwork
Size31 x 39cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcriptBy all means lead the electors to suppose that you are a sort of St. George -
With the strength and industry of Hercules -
The eloquence of Demosthenes - The patriotism and justice of Cato -
And the law-giving genius of Moses
But don't go and spoil it all by sending round reproductions of your photograph!
Vote for me
Person DepictedMoses
George; Saint
Hercules
NotesPencil notes at top margin read 'Hints to candidates No. 1. (The only idea I have at the moment for No. 2 is that pretty flappers should be utilized to canvass young men and vice versa - this being very much a young people's election.)
Subjectsphotographs
election candidates
bible stories
mythical people
elections
dragons
heroes
canvassers
Series951
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700 desk@mirrorpix.com
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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GB/BCA/12HerculesRoman name for the Greek demigod Heracles famous for his strength. Iconography shows him wearing a lion skin and carrying a club  
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