Punch,  12 (1847), 9.

"Monster, Away!"



News-Commentary, Drollery


Steam-power, Machinery, Progress, Military Technology

    Responding to a proposal to move the statue of Arthur Wellesley (1st Duke of Wellington) by detonating it, argues that it can only be done with gun cotton, given the duke's lack of fear of gunpowder.

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