The Newly Invented Artillery Sponge
Illustration, Drollery; News-Commentary, Spoof
Military Technology, War, Government
Suggests an apparatus by which one gunner can 'sponge out' several guns at the same time, an apparatus that has allegedly been sent to the Board of Ordnance. The illustration shows that the apparatus resembles a gigantic garden fork.
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