Punch,  45 (1863), 143.

Shadows of the Week



Regular Feature, Reportage, Spoof


Supernaturalism, Invention, Pneumatics, Palaeontology, Exhibitions, Music, Amusement

    Notes the visit of 'the Ghost' to the Lord Chancellor, Richard Bethell (1st Baron Westbury), and how John H Pepper complained that 'whenever the Ghost had been done, he had been "done" as well'. Also notes that since the 'Liverymen of the Honourable Company of Musicians' are to give a 'Monster Concert in the pre-Adamite portion of the Crystal Palace', the London Pneumatic Despatch Company 'have engaged to supply the Ichthyosaurus with sufficient wind' to play the bassoon.

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