Punch,  24 (1853), 243.

Discovery of a Dragon!



Reportage, Spoof


Palaeontology, Geology, Monstrosities, Hospitals, Commerce

    Reports on the alleged discovery in Hampshire of an enormous 'species of pterodactlye'. Reveals that the monster is 'the Charity Dragon' which has 'subsisted on the property of the Hospital of St Cross, near Winchester'.

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