Punch,  50 (1866), 166.

What a Pity the Race of Centaurs has Become Extinct!

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Illustration, Drollery

Relevant illustrations:

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Extinction, Zoology, Monstrosities, Comparative Philology, Amusement

    Shows the ways in which various human activities—including police arrests, horse-racing, selling commodities in the streets, Barclay and Perkins's transportation of beer, the procession of the Horse Guards, and perambulations in parks—would change were humans to possess the bodies of horses.

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