Punch,  13 (1847), 149.

Railway Signals



Essay, Drollery

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Railways, Invention, Amusement, Travel, Transport

    Suggests a solution to the taxing problems of 'communicating between the guards and passengers' on railways: a wooden figure, 'known in the nursery by the name of scaramouches', whose face and limbs can be made to express appropriate signals 'by means of a string'.

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