Punch,  47 (1864), 256.

Letter from Mr Whalley

G H Whalley


Letter, Spoof


Invention, Religion

    This letter is apparently from the staunchly protestant statesman, George H Whalley, who warns readers of a new invention, a 'Rafrânchisseur'. Believes that this glass apparatus for allowing a lady to 'blow perfume [...] over the face of any friend' is 'a Popish device, intended to familiarise people with sprinkling'.

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