Punch,  11 (1846), 73.

The New Omnibus



Illustration, Drollery; Essay, Drollery

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Transport, Invention

    Announces the construction of an omnibus which allows tired passengers 'to retire to separate apartments at the top of the 'bus, where the operations of shaving, hair-cutting, &c, &c, may be carried on, so that no time will be lost even during the entire obstruction of the thoroughfare'. Discusses solutions to the problem of cutting facial and bodily hair on an omnibus, and adds that 'letter writing' and 'refreshment' rooms and a 'circulating library' will be included. The illustration depicts the proposed omnibus.

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