Punch,  53 (1867), 71.

Our Prospects



Extract, Essay, Spoof


Telegraphy, Technology, Politics, Government, Futurism, Electricity

    Anticipates the day when 'everything will be done by electricity', and suggests that this will mean that political debates will be 'wired' from telegraphic pianos operated by clerks in Parliament, that 'journals will contain the news of the following day', and that 'Naval and military success will depend entirely upon respective electrical resources'.

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