Bonn – Haus der Geschichte (Ballot Box)

In an attempt to be topical since today is a General Election, here’s a ‘wahlurne’, or ballot box, which was used in German elections on 20 April 1947. After the years of Nazi rule, it must have been something of a relief to be able to vote once again in a democratic election.

And that’s all I’m going to say about today’s General Election…..