Punch,  19 (1850), 129.

Barclay and Perkins's Draymen to Punch

Barclay and Perkins's Draymen


Letter, Spoof


Telegraphy, Electricity

    An employee of the leading firm of brewers, Barclay and Perkins, expresses ignorance of the reason why 'the 'lectric fluid carries a message through the bottom of the sea, without being put out'.

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