A Good Practical Joke
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C K *
Domestic Economy, Technology, Gender, Music
Shows a large hall way in which Mr Pottleton, his wife, and several domestic servants stand before a wooden box in which sits a sewing machine. The caption reveals that Mrs Pottleton had 'exacted a promise from her husband of a new harmonium' and that her unlikely reaction to the sewing machine is 'agreeable surprise'.
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