Punch,  21 (1851), 108.

What an Eye Dear



News-Commentary, Drollery


Anatomy, Light, Invention, Technology

    Discusses the invention of a 'false moveable eye' that can perform all the operations of a real eye except seeing. Objects to the 'prismatic head of hair' caused by attempts to dye hair and questions how far the 'false' can 'supersede the true' in the case of the human body.

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