Punch,  16 (1849), [xx].

Cambridge University–As it Was, and As it Will Be



Illustration, Drollery; Almanac, Spoof

Relevant illustrations:

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[Pictorial Border]


Universities, Education, Instruments, Palaeontology, Museums, Reading, Mathematics, Astronomy, Philosophy

People mentioned:

John Locke , Francis Bacon (1st Viscount St Alban) , Jeremy Bentham , David Hume , Isaac Newton , Gottfried W Leibniz

    Shows the dissolute existence of University of Cambridge students of previous generations and, by comparison, the scholarly activities of contemporary students. The latter are shown around telescopes, globes, skulls of ancient mammals, and works of learned philosophers.

The University Almanack


Universities, Education, Political Economy, Palaeontology, Mathematics, Entomology, Pneumatics, Botany, Mineralogy, Chemistry, Exploration, Geology

People mentioned:

William Paley

    Includes remarks on where University of Cambridge students study and explore scientific subjects.

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