Punch,  56 (1869), 14.

A Comic Boon to Humanity



News-Commentary, Drollery


Anaesthesia, Medical Treatment, Chemistry, Amusement

    Announcing that the 'old laughing gas' ('Protoxide of Nitrogen') is likely to supersede chloroform, suggests that 'Operations will become mere jokes'.

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