Punch,  21 (1851), 14.

The Grand Hatching Year



Essay, Drollery


Breeding, Invention, Technology

    Describes some of the 'things that were to have been hatched' in 1851, as if relating a visit to Mr Cantelo's 'Incubator' in Leicester Square. Thinks most of the 'Golden Eggs' that were supposed to have 'brought forth anything' were, like the eggs from Cantelo's machine, 'cracked'.

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