Punch,  32 (1857), [iii].

Recreations in Natural History



Regular Feature, Anecdote, Spoof


Botany, Natural History, Politics

Institutions mentioned:

Royal Horticultural Society—Gardens

    Discusses the 'Speaking Tree of Siam', a tree which allegedly speaks in contemptuous tones and in a Siamese dialect, noting that attention has recently been directed to the subject in consequence of the Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1855.

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