Punch,  19 (1850), 82.

Science Head over Heels



News-Commentary, Drollery


Invention, Utility

    Responds to a report by an 'enthusiast' at the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, who tested his 'Safety Stocking'—an inflatable garment that provides buoyancy in water. Denies the usefulness of an invention that allows one to float feet uppermost.

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