"the reflecting telescope, the spiral corkscrew," (U17.566)
"the safety pin," (U17.567)
"the mineral water siphon, the canal lock with winch and sluice, the suction pump." (U17.567)
"Were these inventions principally intended for an improved scheme of kindergarten?
Yes, rendering obsolete popguns, elastic airbladders, games of hazard, catapults." (U17.569)
"They comprised astronomical kaleidoscopes exhibiting the twelve constellations of the zodiac from Aries to Pisces, miniature mechanical orreries, arithmetical gelatine lozenges, geometrical to correspond with zoological biscuits, globemap playing balls," (U17.572)
"historically costumed dolls." (U17.575)
"What also stimulated him in his cogitations?
The financial success achieved by Ephraim Marks and Charles A. James," (U17.576)
"the former by his 1d bazaar at 42 George's Street, South," (U17.578)
This PC of Henry street shows, at No. 37 the 'Original Pennybazaar' of E. Marks. It may be a branch opened later as Thom's 1904 lists Marks Pennybazaar only at 42 George's street.
"the latter at his 6 1/2d shop and world's fancy fair and waxwork exhibition at 30 Henry Street, admission 2d, children 1d:" (U17.578)
Waxworks, contemporary to Ulysses, showing various royalty and world leaders - including King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
K.11. Kino's 11/- Trousers.
House of Keys. Alexander J. Keyes." ([U17.585])
(Image courtesy of the ZJJF)
"Such as not?
Look at this long candle. Calculate when it burns out and you receive gratis 1 pair of our special non-compo boots, guaranteed 1 candle power. Address: Barclay and Cook, 18 Talbot Street." (U17.588)
...or variations thereof.
"Bacilikil (Insect Powder).
Veribest (Boot Blacking).
Uwantit (Combined pocket twoblade penknife with corkscrew, nailfile and pipecleaner)." (U17.592)
"Manufactured by George Plumtree, 23 Merchants' quay, Dublin, put up in 4 oz pots, and inserted by Councillor Joseph P. Nannetti, M.P., Rotunda Ward, 19 Hardwicke street, under the obituary notices and anniversaries of deceases." (U17.600)
Merchant's quay is directly across the Four Courts and King's Inn quay. The tram on this SV advertises Denny's Limerick Bacon & Hams.
"Beware of imitations. Peatmot. Trumplee. Moutpat. Plamtroo." (U 17.605)