Punch,  11 (1846), 93.

Reasons for Pulling Down Westminster Bridge



Report, Spoof


Engineering, Accidents

    Convinced by arguments put forward by a 'Committee appointed to inquire into the state of Westminster Bridge' that the bridge should be pulled down. Arguments include the fact that the bridge's 'foundation is giving way', that it is 'blocked up every other month', and that 'if it is not pulled down, it will either fall in, or else be carried away'.

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