D M *
D M *
Transport, Steam-power, Amusement, Invention
Shows a scene on a river where the 'steam-yacht' of Paterfamilias, laden with five other members of his family, has 'come to a stand-still, the fires having gone out'. A 'polite stranger' in a canoe sidles up to the steam-yacht and offers his cigar to Paterfamilias in order to rekindle the fire.
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