Punch,  53 (1867), 171.

A Message from Gully's Ghost (From a Superstitious Correspondent)



Reportage, Spoof


Spiritualism, Superstition, Amusement

    Acknowledging that Punch is a 'thorough disbeliever in Spiritualism', the author presents an account of a spiritualistic séance in which he and others witnessed communications from the famous pugilist, Jack Gully, who called for prize-fighting to be legalised and thus given a chance to become respectable.

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