Punch,  28 (1855), 30.

The Contributions of Nicholas to the Paris Exhibition



Essay, Drollery


Exhibitions, War, Anatomy, Disease, Commerce

    Anticipating the end of the Crimean war before the opening of the Exposition Universelle de Paris, suggests that the contributions of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia to the 'arts and sciences' will be exhibits on the 'arts of killing and destroying and the sciences of delusion and priestcraft'. Suggests examples of these exhibits including 'Anatomical wax models, explanatory of army surgery, and expressive of various forms of disease', and 'Articles of furniture, showing the effects of bombardment'.

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