Punch,  44 (1863), 209.

Shadows of the Week



Regular Feature, Reportage, Spoof


Pneumatics, Publishing, Railways, Societies, Palaeontology, Race

    Includes the news that 'An Illustrated Treatise on Dancing Pumps will shortly be issued from the hydraulic press', that a 'comic edition' of Bradshaw's Monthly Railway Guide will be published with incorrect timetables and maps—thus resembling the original—and that Mr Mitchell is to be made a fellow of the Geological Society, owing to his discovery of 'the Original Bones of the Niggers'.

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