Punch,  47 (1864), 234.

A Fast Performance



Notes, Drollery


Spiritualism, Skill, Imposture, Steamships

    Thinks the 'clever conjuror' is not only like William H H Davenport and Ira E Davenport, but faster than a Samuel Cunard ship: 'he can go at a rate of from sixty to a hundred knots per hour'.

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