Punch,  54 (1868), 238.

Spirit Hands Wanted



News-Commentary, Drollery


Music, Spiritualism

    Mystified by an advertisement for a cornet player who can 'play First Violin Inside', suggests that one way in which the latter might be accomplished is with a 'spirit hand', but then points out the lack of spirit hands since Daniel D Home has 'left off playing "Home, Sweet Home" on the accordion' and William H H Davenport and Ira E Davenport 'disclaim connection with spirits'.

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