Punch, 23 (1852), 32.
A Dismal Look-Out for Protection
Invention, Light, Instruments, Politics, Agriculture
Responds to news of a pocket telescope that enables somebody to be seen 'at a distance of a mile and a half'. Regards the invention as useful for scrutinising distant parliamentary candidates and for protectionist voters to recognise remote 'agricultural prospects'.
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