Wooden ballot box used by a Daventry society



Wooden ballot box used by a Daventry society

Ballot box possibly used by a local society rather than local civic decision making (no provenance). Drawer with two compartments with text 'For' and 'Against' and black and white coloured marbles from 1800s. The word 'ballot' comes from the Italian word 'ballotta' meaning 'little ball'.

Record number:2011.162
Simple name:ballot box
Classification term:Voices