Preserving the Commons — for the Railway Companies

The ‘Rights’ of Our Railway Companies (III), top panel. Fun (31 July 1878): 44. Caption under the image: “Unscrupulous party actually caught in the act of helping himself to light: and air: within tens miles of the Company’s line of rail!.” Click on image to enlarge it.

A sign at the left proclaims “All light and air in this locality are the property of the railway company,” at the right we see a railway employee standing next to a Bobby and pointing to the “unscrupulous party.” —  George P. Landow

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