Punch,  19 (1850), 22.

The Smoke Nuisance



Reportage, Spoof


Pollution, Public Health, Government

    Reports that the City of London Commissioners of Sewers have instructed John Simon to report on the nuisance caused by smoke and lists the individuals who will need compensation if smoke is 'put down'. These individuals include 'painters and guilders, to whom smoke is the means of daily bread'.

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