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'A Mock Election in the King's Bench Prison', c1828, (1912)
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'A Mock Election in the King's Bench Prison', c1828, (1912). In July 1827, the inmates of the King's Bench Prison, Borough, South London, proposed that they should elect a member to represent Tenterden (the prison) in Parliament. Benjamin Haydon (1786-1846) produced a picture of the Mock Election, and it sold to King George IV (1762-1830) for £500. From London - South of the Thames, by Sir Walter Besant. [Adam & Charles Black, London, 1912]