Punch,  41 (1861), 3.

Pity the Police



Essay, Drollery


Crime, Physiognomy, Physiology, Disease

    Discusses some of the medical problems caused by policemen's clothes, notably the hat, which resists 'that expansion of the Policeman's cranium which is a condition requisite to accompany the progressive development of an intelligent officer', and 'high stiff collars', which cause 'congestion' and 'baking' of the brain.

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