Punch,  6 (1844), 198.




Notes, Drollery


Invention, Politics, Machinery

    List of inventions of distinguished figures in Victorian society. Inventions reflect the more disreputable characteristics of the patentee. For example, Home Secretary James R G Graham's 'New Grinding Machine to be used in Union Workhouses, for the diminution of Pauperism by Friction'.

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