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Backward, Turn Backward, O, Time

DescriptionEnglish: Cartoon that appeared in Life magazine when railway time was adopted in the United States. Original caption:

“BACKWARD, TURN BACKWARD, O, TIME!”

Papa: “According to this new standard, Minnie, we must set the clock back about four minutes, eh?

Minnie (still in the market): “Four minutes! Put it back lots, papa. Nothing less than ten years will do me any good!”
Date1884
SourceLife (https://archive.org/details/life03mitc/page/n9/mode/2up)
AuthorW. P. Snyder