Punch,  7 (1844), 78.

Music for the Railways



Reportage, Spoof


Telegraphy, Railways, Transport, Commerce, Music

    Reports that the wires of the 'Electro-Telegraph' are to be 'tuned' so that they can produce musical notes. Provides the lyrics for a 'duet between the Kensington and the Great Western Railways'. In the duet, 'Kensington' complains of its failure to make it as a railway enterprise, while 'Great Western' boasts of its technological and commercial success.

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