The Complete Builder, — (By One Who Has Been a Tenant) No. 4 The Cistern Lark
John Frank Sullivan
Fun (10 July 1873): 14
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This cartoon, which narrates a disastrous attempt to install a cistern (or toilet tank), is not so fanciful as it might seem: When Queen Victoria had flush toilets installed, the plumbers blundered and the waste ran down windows.
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