Punch,  63 (1872), 48.




Reportage, Spoof


Invention, Public Health, Amusement

    A series of news reports, one of which claims that 'A new system of ventilation has been invented for the use of some of our theatres. Two or three stupid plays, and nothing attractive in artistes, and the house, will be quite empty and charmingly cool'.

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