Punch,  56 (1869), [158]–[159].

The Sunday Question. The Public-House; The House for the Public?

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Illustration, Drollery

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J T *


Amusement, Museums, Narcotics, Education, Religion

    Engages the political debates over the opening of museums on Sundays and over Sunday trading. In the left-hand illustration, 'The Public-House', several dishevelled characters are seen standing near the bar. In the right-hand illustration, 'The House for the Public?', the same (albeit better dressed) characters are seen joining others in admiring pottery displays in a museum.

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