Punch,  16 (1849), 261.

The First and Last Man rolled into One



News-Commentary, Drollery


Chemistry, Nutrition, Amusement

    Argues that chemists' claim that 'sawdust is much healthier than any other kind of bread' is supported by the fact that the celebrated ringmaster, John E Widdicomb, 'has been deriving his bread from sawdust for years'.

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