Punch,  19 (1850), 142.

The Lungs of London



News-Commentary, Drollery


Pollution, Display, Disease, Public Health

    Reports on fears that 'certain proceedings in Parks' threaten 'the lungs of the Metropolis'. Denies that the imminent Great Exhibition will cause such an 'inflammation' of the city's lungs, but is concerned about the lung of St James' Park. Notes John Bull's susceptibility to consumption.

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