Punch,  17 (1849), 44.

"Please, Sir, we've come to Bore you"



News-Commentary, Drollery


Engineering, Public Health

    Reports on a proposal by the City of London Commssioners of Sewers to build an 'immense tunnel' under London to determine the kind of clay under houses. Anticipates problems including the likelihood of London falling into the earth and ending up like Lisbon and Pompeii.

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