Treason Amongst the Wires
News-Commentary, Drollery; Illustration, Drollery
[Manx symbol], pseud. [H R Howard] *
Telegraphy, Astronomy, Politics
Discusses the cross-examination of an astronomer who sent a message about the 'Revolution' through the telegraph, but who was later recognized as referring to an eclipse of the moon. The illustration shows two frogs observing an eclipse, one of which uses a pair of binoculars.
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