A Laughing Matter

16 Feb

Victorian Ad from the Wikipedia article on laughterThis is a series of late 19th century, or early 20th century, ad cards, used as an example in the wikipedia article on laughter.

I think this stands as proof that laughter has evolved over time, as it was apparently MIND-NUMBINGLY TERRIFYING in the Victorian era.

2 Responses to “A Laughing Matter”

  1. bmj2k February 16, 2011 at 15:29 #

    I love the top right- your typical round Teapot Dome-style capitalist.


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