Punch,  25 (1853), 103–04.

Mr Peterloo Brown's Examination of the Oxford Statutes  [3/3]

Peterloo Brown


Serial, Letter, Spoof


Education, Universities, Animal Behaviour, Zoological Gardens

    Describes the mercenary habits of the 'Ornithorhyncus—the Beast with a [College] Bill', of the University of Oxford. Thinks that 'this curious beast' would make an interesting exhibit at the Zoological Society Gardens (103).

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