Punch,  27 (1854), 140.

Fragrance Visible



News-Commentary, Drollery


Pollution, Public Health, Microscopy, Mapping, Measurement, Light

    Discusses news that a scientific correspondent in The Times claims to be able to map bad smells. Concludes that this will show that 'every odour will have its shape' and will confuse 'the celebrated dispute between the eyes and the nose in regard to the spectacles'.

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