Punch, 17 (1849), 105.
Disease, Public Health, Sanitation
Describes the opening of the 'premises' of 'Messrs. Plague, Pestilence, & Co.' in London, for supplying 'first-class Epidemics'. Its 'works' comprise 'Intra-mural Burying Grounds' from which it supplies 'Poisonous Gases', a 'System of Sewers', and 'A Noble Plant of the most approved Nuisances, situated in densely peopled neighbourhoods'.
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