RefNoX467
TitleCharles Wentworth-Fitzwilliam: General Election Campaign Poster
DescriptionLists reasons to 'vote for Fitzwilliam'. Presumably relates to the campaign of Sir William Charles Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (1848 - 1925) to stand as MP for the Hallamshire Constituency in the 1885 UK General Election, during which Fitzwilliam, standing as a Conservative candidate, lost out to his liberal rival, Frederick Mappin (1821 - 1910) (

The poster refers to 'Mappin' as a political opponent and also the Battle of Majuba Hill [First Boer War, 1881], along with Egypt, Gordon [General Gordon (1833 - 1885)] and the Soudan [Sudan] [Mahdist War].
Datec. 1885
Extent1 item
AccessStatusOpen
LevelCollection
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