On this Day Factola
December 29, 1888
An Edisonian Phonograph, oracle-like, behind a curtain - Wonderful ! ! !
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHAVARI, December 29, 1888
An Edison Phonograph may be a 'marvel' and yet it is not as wonderful as Mr. Punch's Funnigraph which was invented long before the days of Edison.
In this Punch magazine article Mr. Punch invites Father Time to take with him Mr. Punch's perennial patent Funnigraph and tuck it under his arm to "amuse and instruct you on your lonely round between now and next New Year's Day...For Mr. Punch's original, ingenious, unsurpassable Patent Funnigraph is his Ninety-Fifth Volume of Punch. (1)
December 29, 1888 - On this Day Factola