Punch,  29 (1855), 64.

The Working Man's Guide to the British Museum



Essay, Drollery


Museums, Pollution, Public Health, Natural History, Palaeontology

Institutions mentioned:

Zoological Society—Gardens

    Laments the quantity of carbonic acid gas and steam given off by visitors to the British Museum, an atmospheric problem that threatens to destroy their enjoyment of the specimens of natural history and palaeontology.

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