Punch,  39 (1860), 60.

[Domestic Disturbance Caused by Levitating Furniture]

J L, pseud.  [John Leech] *


Illustration, Drollery

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J L, pseud.  [John Leech] *


Spiritualism, Domestic Economy

    Shows a housemaid standing in a drawing room, in which a table, a broom, dust-pan, and gloves, levitate above the floor. The caption notes how the housemaid is now greeted by a table that plays an accordion and wants to shake hands. Punch emphasizes that these feats, the stock phenomena of domestic spiritualist séances, can now happen in broad daylight.

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