Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

Creamware mug, enamelled with floral sprigs, thought to be associated with John Wilkes's electioneering for Middlesex in 1769. The mug has the inscription: 'Let not Liberty be sold / For silver nor Gold / Your Votes freely give / To the brave & the Bold'.

Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove; Willett Collection

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Candidate: John Wilkes
Constituency: Middlesex
date: c1769
Election: Feb-1769
Election: Mar-1769
Election: Apr-1769
keyword: Ceramics
keyword: Mug
maker: Made in Leeds
materials: Creamware
place: Brentford
place: Leeds
place: Middlesex