Punch, 43 (1862), 31.
Military Technology, Chemistry, Discovery
Notes the discovery by German chemists of a starch that can be converted into gunpowder—a claim that prompts Punch to observe that should the substance be used in war it 'will prove a stiffer for many a tall fellow'.
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