Punch,  1 (1841), 252.

A Perfect Vacuum Proved



News-Commentary, Drollery


Animal Magnetism, Medical Treatment, Psychology, Observation, Politics

    Reports that Mr Halse, a lecturer on animal magnetism, claimed that one of his patients had, 'under the magnetic influence', been able to 'see her own insides'. Adds that when Halse sent Charles W Stewart (3rd Marquess of Londonderry) into a 'magnetic sleep', he found nothing inside his patient's head.

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