The Thin End of the Wedge at Sydenham
Introduction; Announcement, Spoof
Religious Authority, Narcotics, Amusement, Zoological Gardens, Museums, Education, Natural History
Introduces a spoof petition to the House of Commons from 'Professing Christian Publicans' and other tradesmen, who, on sabbatarian grounds,wish to stop the opening of 'public institutions devoted to art, science, and natural history' on Sunday, although they wish public houses to remain open on that day.
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