Punch,  35 (1858), 93.

An Example to be Followed



News-Commentary, Drollery


Telegraphy, Technology, Gender

Institutions mentioned:

Atlantic Telegraph Company

    Noting that the Atlantic telegraph cannot transmit more than 'five words a minute', suggests that ladies should 'imitate this great economy in verbal expenditure' because gentlemen would thereby pay more attention to them and their words would, 'as in the case of the Atlantic telegraph[,...] go a great deal further'.

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