Punch,  49 (1865), 31.

Fashionable Frippery



News-Commentary, Drollery


Amusement, Magnetism

    Noting the latest women's fashion for 'straw and steel', with steel being made into bracelets and other items of jewellery. Asserts: 'Were a philosopher to introduce a magnet at a party, half the ladies in the room would be resistlessly attracted to it', and all the steel adornments would be stuck to the lodestone.

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