Punch,  15 (1848), 255.

"Rule Britannia"



News-Commentary, Drollery


Railways, Invention, Technology, Imperialism

    Responds to news of a proposed floating railway in the Tay estuary, with the comment that Britannia is now ruling the waves 'with rods of iron'.

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