Punch,  52 (1867), 41.

The Exhibition of '67



Letter, Spoof


Exhibitions, Invention, Technology, Domestic Economy, Zoological Gardens

    The writer complains that he has not been allowed to display his patented inventions at the Exposition Universelle (1867), Paris. He proceeds to list his inventions which are all 'pocket' versions of everyday objects, including a 'Pocket Poker, with tongs and shovel to match', and a 'Portable Stove and General Kitchen Apparatus'. Concludes by announcing his plans to build a 'portable Zoological Gardens'.

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