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Candidates 1874

Mitchell Library, The Bailie

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Candidates 1874

In 1874, The Bailie’s caricaturist mocked the scramble for nominations to stand in the General Election of that year.

Among the candidates depicted are George Macliver (originally from Bristol), Councillor John Neil the biscuit manufacturer, Dr Charles Cameron the proprietor of the North British Daily Mail, and George Anderson Jnr.

Reference: Mitchell Library, 920.04BAI

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
biscuit manufacturers, candidates, councillors, General Elections, newspaper editors, newspaper publishers, politicians



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