Punch,  32 (1857), 257.

An Old Friend Decapitated



Reportage, Spoof


Monstrosities, Zoology, Superstition

    Reports that the decapitation of the sea serpent in Algoa Bay has meant that it can 'only figure, henceforward, as a mere tail' and that 'Algoa Bay' has been suggested as its 'Natal ground'.

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