Punch,  9 (1845), [193].

"Where Ignorance is Bliss, 'Tis Folly to be Wise!" (New Version)

[John Leech]


Illustration, Drollery

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J L, pseud.  [John Leech] *


Railways, Commerce, Charlatanry, Periodicals

    Shows two male street urchins standing on a street corner. A nearby wall is strewn with advertisements for railway periodicals. One boy asks the other to explain 'a Panic', to which 'Jim' replies: 'Blow'd if I know; but there's Von to be seen in the City'.

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