Punch,  26 (1854), 250–51.

A Reverie at the Crystal Palace




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Exhibitions, Palaeontology

    Depicts Mr Punch's dream during a visit to the newly-opened Crystal Palace. In the foreground, in front of Mr Punch, stand Egyptian and Roman figures. The illustration is dominated by two gigantic seated Egyptian figures (in the style of the tomb of Rameses II), around which are shown several scenes from the exhibition, including visitors observing prehistoric animals.

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