Punch,  43 (1862), 249.

Died of Overwork—a Sewing Machine



Notes, Drollery


Technology, Health, Industry, Manufactories

    Reports that a 'Sewing Machine' has died owing to competition with other machines that 'didn't require feeding, nor clothing, and could live rent free'. Concludes that this (evidently human) sewing machine 'was a poor Shirt-maker'.

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