Punch,  12 (1847), 267.

Self-Acting Furniture



News-Commentary, Drollery


Invention, Domestic Economy

    Mystified by recent advertisements for 'self-acting furniture', describes some of the items of furniture which would greatly benefit daily life including 'a dining-table which, the instant the guests had eaten and drunk as much as was good for them, should walk out of the dining-room and into the kitchen'.

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