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Steam-Powered Tooth Extraction on an Envelope (1894)

Saturday 17 February 2018 at 13:46

This wonderful sketch of “teeth painlessly extracted by steam power” appears on an envelope addressed to a certain Dr J. Chapman of Totton, Southampton. As to whether he is the creator of the drawing also (or indeed someone in his household), the jury is out — though the idea that the envelope made its way […]