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Caption continues: (Every evening, before going to bed, Pater and Materfamilias set up an electric camera-obscura over their bedroon mantle-piece, and gladden their eyes with the sight of their children at the Antipodes, and converse gaily with them through the wire.) ...
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Du Maurier for Punch's almanack for 1879.
Cartoon shows a man and a woman sitting in front of a fireplace holding early telephone mouthpieces in their hands; on the wall above the fireplace is a projected image showing a group of young people playing tennis as a young woman with a racquet stands at left talking into a telephone.