Punch,  16 (1849), 226.

What's in the Wind Now?





Public Health, Technology, Government, Invention, Heat, Politics, Controversy

    Reports on William Wightman's rejection of David B Reid's ventilation machine from the House of Commons 'for the time being', having been subjected to terrific blasts from the apparatus. Given the continuation of the 'Reid-ventilation', expects to see Members of Parliament dressed for the great 'scientific hurricanes'. Wants to allay a wind which has the characteristic of 'blowing nobody good'.

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