Punch,  27 (1854), 101.

The Astronomical March of Intellect



News-Commentary, Drollery


Lecturing, Astronomy

    Reports on John H Pepper's lectures on the 'Precession of the Equinoxes' at the Royal Polytechnic Institution. Discusses the attempts by a 'manager of a minor theatre' to introduce this 'procession [sic]' into a 'Grand Eastern Spectacle' involving the Great Bear and the Little Bear.

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