Punch,  2 (1842), [3].




Notes, Drollery


Instruments, Societies, Astronomy, Scientific Practitioners, Meteorology

    Notes the rising of mercury, but 'this deponent' does not indicate whether 'in the heavens or the barometer'. Notes the date of the opening of the Royal Institution, which it claims was founded 'for the encouragement of science and the discovery of mares' nests', and the date on which William Herschel's planet was discovered.

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