Punch,  27 (1854), 210.

How to Take Cronstadt



Introduction, Drama


Telegraphy, War, Error, Technology, Charlatanry

    Includes a scene in a railway carriage in which two travellers are discussing the 'very sad' business of the Russian war and the much-delayed latest news from the battlefield. One traveller, Jones, claims that 'The Electric Telegraph is truly called / "A great invention"—for it doth invent some novel fiction nearly every day'.

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