Punch,  13 (1847), 18.

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Reportage, Spoof


Astronomy, Transport, Accidents

Publications cited:

Court Circular

    Reports on discussions between the Astronomer Royal, George B Airy, and the statesman Edward Strutt on the 'atmospheric railway to the moon'. Insists that the great advantage of the railway is 'its superior facilities in promoting accidents'.

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