Punch,  45 (1863), 121.

Deplorable Incident



News-Commentary, Drollery

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Animal Behaviour, Cruelty, Exhibitions

    The initial letter forms part of an illustration showing a pie seller standing outside the International Exhibition. On the seller's head is a tray containing pies out of which poke cats' heads, and around his legs dance some excited dogs. The text suggests that a Galignani's Messenger report of a toreador injured in a bull fight 'by one of the animals' will 'pain' the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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