Punch,  15 (1848), 262.

Punch's Almanack



Announcement, Spoof

Relevant illustrations:

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Telegraphy, Periodicals, Railways

    Proposes to communicate specimens of its jokes via the electric telegraph. Boasts that sending a small parcel of jokes to a Yorkshire railway terminus caused 'boisterous merriment' in the waiting room. Illustrations depict Mr Punch at a telegraph apparatus and people dancing outside a telegraph room.

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