Punch,  10 (1846), 205.

Education by the Electric Telegraph



News-Commentary, Drollery


Telegraphy, Electricity, Education, Natural History

    Believes that the laying of the Dover-Calais submarine telegraph will result in a number of striking aquatic phenomena including 'galvanic soles', 'an immense assortment of shocking herrings', and sharks eating through cables during 'Royal' transmissions. Stresses that the invention will allow French masters to teach their subject to English schools.

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