Punch,  58 (1870), 133.

Surgeon-Dentist in St. Pancras



News-Commentary, Drollery


Utilitarianism, Class, Disease, Medical Treatment

    Reports that the guardians of the St Pancras Poor Law Union propose to appoint a dentist to inspect the teeth of its Workhouse paupers. Suggests that the 'grinders of the aged poor in the St Pancras Union will henceforth be in a great proportion artificial, and manufactured of porcelain', and points out that applications for the post should be submitted on April Fool's Day.

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