Punch,  59 (1870), 262.

Science in a Government Office

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Illustration, Drollery

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Light, Amusement, Government

    The first illustration, in the top right-hand corner of the page, shows two bored clerks in an office, one of whom leans over his desk and reflects rays of sunlight off a mirror onto the street below. The caption invites the reader to 'Look down to the corner on the left, for the object of a scientific process'. The second illustration, in the bottom left-hand corner of the page, shows that the clerk is reflecting the light onto the face of a woman in a busy thoroughfare, who is blinded by it.

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