Punch,  13 (1847), 82.

Popular Blinds



News-Commentary, Drollery


Quackery, Charlatanry, Mesmerism, Animal Magnetism, Homeopathy, Morality, Commerce

    Following news about advertising on German railway carriage blinds, argues that quack medical treatments, including both 'pills which profess to cure everything' and mesmerism, are 'blinds, which are drawn purposely to keep the public in the dark'. Advises German companies to follow the English example and try to make a profit out of these blinds.

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