Punch,  49 (1865), 129.

A Voice From the Spirit-Woolsack



Letter, Spoof; Illustration, Drollery

Relevant illustrations:



Spiritualism, Charlatanry

    The illustration shows two male figures (possibly William H H Davenport and Ira E Davenport) riding a flying banjo, flanked by other flying instruments and flying hands (common objects seen levitating in spiritualist séances). The letter describes alleged 'communications' received from the distinguished early nineteenth-century Lord Chancellor, John Scott.

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