Punch,  47 (1864), 41.

Lofty Speculations



Introduction, Drollery; Announcement, Spoof


Commerce, Patronage, Medical Treatment, Imposture, Medical Practitioners, Class

    Presents short announcements by joint-stock companies which may be patronised by aristocrats and other 'People who have more money than they know what to do with'. These include 'The Medical Attendance Company (Limited)' which seeks to acquire the 'practice of the Principal Physicians and Surgeons of London' and supply medicine to the 'British Public'.

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