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Representation, Machinery, Invention
Depicts Mr Punch's suggestion to the Royal Academy of Arts for a device to enable critics to 'study every picture, from the highest to the lowest, with equal comfort': it consists of a seat that can be raised, by a gear mechanism, up a wooden tower.
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