Punch,  9 (1845), 177.

Railway Lunatic Asylum



Illustration, Drollery; News-Commentary, Drollery

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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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