Railway Lunatic Asylum
Illustration, Drollery; News-Commentary, Drollery
Railways, Mental Illness, Hospitals
Believes that the only way of handling the insanity which has produced 'the variety of new, impracticable, and useless' railway schemes is to build a 'Asylum for Railway Lunatics'. The illustration depicts Punch's design for such a building—a white building from which emanate several railway lines.
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