Punch,  16 (1849), 102.

Beauties of the British Museum



Essay, Drollery


Astronomy, Lecturing, Amusement, Discovery

    Observes that lecturers on astronomy cannot get successfully through a season without 'plenty of additions'—namely, announcements of the discovery of new stars, comets, poles, and 'wind-instruments to the band of Orion', and 'pure cream' added to the 'milky way'.

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