Punch,  44 (1863), 256.

Will it Wash?



News-Commentary, Drollery


Invention, Commerce, War

    Discusses news of an invention, in America, of 'washable bank-notes' covered with india-rubber. Punch suggests that this might 'tend to an expansion of their credit' and furnish 'a very tempting means of wiping off their liabilities'—a reference to the huge debt incurred during the American Civil War.

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