Punch,  25 (1853), 233.

Shocking Low Church!



News-Commentary, Drollery


Religion, Class, Railways, Travel, Steam-power, Religious Authority

    Responding to a proposal to establish churches for the ragged, suggests the possibility of churches for first, second, and third-class members of society (in line with railway travel). Accordingly, envisions the adoption of 'steam-organs' and 'the substitution of locomotives for clergymen'.

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