Punch,  22 (1852), 114.

Men and Apes



News-Commentary, Drollery


Animal Behaviour, Exploration, Human Species

Institutions mentioned:

Zoological Society—Gardens

    Discusses 'an extraordinary mode of salutation practised by the Thibetans at Lassa' mentioned by Evaristé R Huc in his Souveniers d'un Voyage dans la Tartarie. Expecting readers to regard such gestures as 'idiotic', points out that the Lord Chamberlain walks backwards before the face of royalty.

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