Punch,  16 (1849), 221.

Punch Never Writes in Vain



News-Commentary, Drollery

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    Describes how peers are to be taught how to use semaphores in the House of Lords to overcome the appalling acoustics of that building. Adds that 'all speeches are to be made by signals' although the Lord Chancellor Charles C Pepys (Baron Cottenham), 'will have the privilege of working at an Electric Telegraph'. The illustration shows the various types of bodily semaphore.

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