Punch,  44 (1863), 70.

Eye Life

Wormwood Scrubbs


News-Commentary, Drollery; Letter, Spoof


Light, Instruments, Medical Treatment, Politics

    Strongly objects to the implications of an advertisement for 'Patent Newly-Invented Spectacles' that have been patronised by Henry J Temple (3rd Viscount Palmerston), among others. Stresses that Palmerston's 'vision was never clearer than it is at present' and 'shows no signs of growing defective'.

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