Punch,  15 (1848), 275.

The Opera Telakouphanon



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Sound, Invention, Amusement, Domestic Economy

    Discusses a new invention, the 'Telakouphanon, or Speaking Trumpet', which enables the speaker to be heard in three different places at once. Thinks that Benjamin Lumley, the London opera manager, could endeavour to develop the invention so that opera could be heard at home.

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