Punch,  11 (1846), 20.

New Patents



Announcement, Spoof

Relevant illustrations:

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Transport, Invention, Steamships

    Reports that a Dennis Smith of Dublin has patented a carriage driven by horses from both ends, a design inspired by steamboats that have rudders at both ends. Adds that Septimus Sharpe has patented an omnibus that can act as a watering-cart. The illustrations depict these ridiculous inventions.

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