Punch,  16 (1849), 199.

Keep Your Heads Cool



Essay, Drollery


Invention, Heat, Domestic Economy

People mentioned:

David B Reid

    Discusses the 'numerous' schemes for 'ventilating hats'. Explains that the invention uses a 'ventilating wheel' but points out that they may feature 'something superior to the old whirligig mode of letting in air for the purpose of preventing explosions of fire-damp in the hat'.

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