Punch,  35 (1858), 190.

The Comet, as Seen from Our Area



Illustration, Drollery

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Astronomy, Observation

    Shows a woman looking out of a window at what appears to be a comet tail, but which is actually the divergent beam of light emanating from a lamp held by a figure on steps near the window.

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