Punch, 44 (1863), 166.
Argues that photographs should replace 'Pen and ink descriptions' on passports because they 'give a far more faithful picture', which might 'more easily be recognised than any written catalogue of one's features, age, and height'. Points out that one disadvantage is that those men who forget to shave would need to have themselves 're-photographed a dozen times a month'.
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