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Print offering a satirical take on the Cambridge University by-election on 18 June 1829 (anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo) at which the Duke of Wellington's government supported unsuccessful candidate, George Bankes, against William Cavendish, who was returned.

The British Museum; Museum Number: 1868,0808.9036

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Candidate: William Cavendish
Candidate: George Bankes
Constituency: Cambridge University
date: 18 June 1829
date: 1829
date: c1829
Election: June-1829
keyword: Print
keyword: Satirical Print
maker: Gabriel Shire Tregear (Publisher)
maker: Isaac Robert Cruikshank
materials: Ink
materials: Paper
place: Cambridge
place: London