How to Raise the Great Britain
Illustration, Drollery; Essay, Drollery
N, pseud. [William Newman] *
Steamships, Aeronautics, Engineering, Invention
Lamenting the failure to raise the giant steamship, the Great Britain, suggests that the task can be carried out by attaching 'Nassau' balloons to the vessel. Believes the same solution applies to the problem of raising the statue of the Arthur Wellesley (1st Duke of Wellington). The illustration shows three such balloons carrying the Great Britain.
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