1891 Conservative Election Poster

This poster is from the 1891 election, Sir John A. Macdonald’s last, before his death. The Conservative Party ran on an anti-free trade platform and this particular poster circulated throughout New Brunswick. The poster illustrates the perceived negative effect that free trade evident between the New England states and their farmers.

Time Period:  Confederation - World War 1
Time Line:  1891
Type of Object(s):  Political Poster
Political Party:  Conservative Party
Signed Item:  No

Conservative Election Poster, 1891