Punch,  33 (1857), 28.

Beware of Steel Traps



News-Commentary, Drollery


Health, Physics, Electricity, Disability, Mental Illness

    Following 'Professor Knotz's' claim that 'whatever conducts the electricity of the body from it will occasion direct debility', anticipates the dangers of wearing steel hoops, which debilitate the body and the mind of the wearer.

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