Punch,  11 (1846), 196.

The Weather



Reportage, Drollery


Meteorology, Astronomy

    Reports on various 'meteorological' phenomena of decidedly terrestrial origin. For example, a 'shower of half-pence' was caused by a 'lady letting her reticule fall over the banisters of St Paul's [Cathedral]'.

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