Punch,  9 (1845), 47.

The Railway Juggernaut of 1845

John Leech *


Illustration, Drollery

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John Leech *


Railways, Commerce, Progress, Charlatanry, Morality

    Shows a railway locomotive running into a crowd of people, many of whom worship it as a deity, whilst others offer it money. The locomotive bears the word 'speculation' and an imp holds onto its smokestack.

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