Punch,  11 (1846), 217.

Curious Experiment



Reportage, Drollery


Military Technology, Invention

    Reports on a successful attempt to fire cotton balls (an allusion to the recent invention of gun-cotton) and adds that the 'inventor' seeks to 'send one of the balls through the eye of a needle'.

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