Punch,  31 (1856), 91–92.

Punch at the Crystal Palace: No. III—The Medieval Courts  [3/3]



Serial, Reportage, Drollery


Palaeontology, Exhibitions, Hunting, Comparative Philology

    Claims that on entering the 'German Court from the Byzantine', the visitor will see an 'equestrian statue [...] of a knight in armour spearing a Pterodactyle, or flying saurian'. Adds that the 'warrior is, of course, the celebrated St. George; the reptile the equally celebrated dragon'. (91)

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