Punch,  21 (1851), 113.

The Iron Duke at the Iron Bridge





Engineering, Engineers

People mentioned:

George Stephenson , Joseph Paxton

    Reports on the visit of Arthur Wellesley (1st Duke of Wellington) to Robert Stephenson's 'Britannia Bridge'. Believes Wellington was contemplating the replacement of military generals by engineers. Describes a banquet held in Stephenson's honour.

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