Punch,  9 (1845), 146.

The Disease in the Potato

A Tatur


News-Commentary, Drollery; Letter, Spoof


Agriculture, Disease, Medical Treatment

    Describes the treatment of 'black eyes' in potatoes as if they were the variety found in humans. Accordingly, describes farmers' use of 'Grimstone's Eye Snuff', and appends a letter from 'A Tatur', a potato who testifies to the beneficial effects of the same remedy.

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