Punch,  15 (1848), 54.

Turf Pressure



News-Commentary, Drollery


Agriculture, Invention

    Responds to news of the invention by Peter R Drummond-Willoughby (Lord Willoughby de Eresby) of 'a turf-pressing machine which secures uniformity of pressure'. Exploiting the equestrian meaning of 'turf', doubts whether uniform pressure can be achieved because pressure has only been exerted on 'those who could afford to pay'.

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