Punch,  24 (1853), 150.

Pius the Ninth and Professor Owen



News-Commentary, Drollery


Palaeontology, Religious Authority, Wonder

    Compares the reverence displayed by Pope Pius IX towards an alleged tooth of St Peter to Richard Owen's veneration of 'fossil remains'.

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