Progressive Lesson No. 1 in Plain English

Description

Progressive Party poster from the London County Council Elections of 1907

The central point of this poster is a painted picture of a man teaching another, slightly bemused looking man, by writing on a very large blackboard. On the blackboard is written the following:

'When the Trusts own Capital, the Moderates call it by its right name: Capital. But when the people own Capital, the Moderates and the Yellow Press call it Debts to frighten fools.'

At the bottom of the poster in large black lettering is written, 'Vote Progressive'.

Artist
Jordie
Place of Production
London
Printer
G.S Christie Limited
Publisher
London County Council Progressive Election Committee
Archives reference
COLL MISC 0840/5

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