Punch,  21 (1851), 35.

The Fire of Genius



Essay, Drollery


Domestic Economy, Heat, Invention, Technology, Crime

    Speculates on the purposes of the 'Pocket Stove', suggesting, for example, that it is to be kept in the pocket as a deterrent against pickpockets. Warns the inventor that he has picked the wrong time of year to expect the public to 'take up' his invention.

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