New Metropolitan Clock
Illustration, Drollery; News-Commentary, Drollery
N, pseud. [William Newman] *
Following an article in the Morning Post, explains how the enormous statue of Arthur Wellesley (1st Duke of Wellington) could be turned into a clock. The illustration depicts the equestrian statue on its arch, under which is suspended a pendulum, and over which is placed a giant bell jar.
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