Punch,  32 (1857), [x].

Recreations in Natural History



Regular Feature, Reportage, Spoof


Exploration, Ethnology, Religion, Race, Publishing

    A spoof report of a paper read by a missionary, Brother Erky Swunks, to the Aborigines Protection Society about a visit to a South American tribe. The paper includes Swunks's description of the primitive clothes and of the French-style gestures of the tribe, and relates the violent response of the tribe to his distribution of religious tracts.

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