'Bubbles, a new comic song written for private parties...', London, 1824.
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Engravings and music satirising the new company for gas. Men hold boards showing new companies for milk, brooms and breweries. A building has the company name of 'Hoax & Co, Share Agents'. Page two of the sheet music for a song by T Holloway, taken from a collection of prints and books, documenting the early history of the gas industry, amased by Sir Arthur Elton.