A Snake in the Sewers
Illustration, Drollery; Essay, Drollery
N, pseud. [William Newman] *
Sanitation, Public Health, Engineering, Monstrosities
Claims that many have mistaken the hoses that the Sanitary Commissioners use to drain cesspools, and which are left on thoroughfares, for the 'Sea Serpent'. Begs Edwin Chadwick to remove the hoses, which the accompanying illustration depicts.
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