Fores: ‘The Popular Candidate Surrounded by his Friends’. 1803. An original colour antique etching. 14″ x 10″. [DECp2163]

In 1802 Sir Francis Burdett a populist MP was returned as MP Middlesex, in 1804 declared void in favour of George Mainwaring and then amended in 1805 by which time Burdett had decided to leave politics.