Punch,  21 (1851), 30.

Mesmerism at the Custom House



Letter, Spoof


Mesmerism, Gender

Publications cited:

Gregory 1851

    Asks William Gregory whether Major Buckley, a figure who claimed to have produced 'a degree of clairvoyance' in over 140 people, can 'magnetise the Custom House officials' so they can see inside trunks, especially those owned by ladies.

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