Punch, 50 (1866), 165.
[An Iron-Clad Giving its Builders the Slip]
'What the builders of the Iron-clad Northumberland wish? That she would give them the slip'—a reference to news that the ship had become stuck during its launch from Millwall Iron-Works.
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