The POLITICAL CARTOONS Collection

Digitised images from the Political Cartoons Collection are now available on our Flickr site. The Collection mainly covers 19th-century Parliamentary elections in Leeds between 1868 and 1880. 

Click the images below to read introductory articles about the  Collection, or to discover the history behind the 1868, 1874, 1876 and 1880 elections. [some content is forthcoming]

You can also watch a short talk introducing the collection on Leeds Libraries YouTube channel…

Introduction

1868

1874

1876

1880