Punch,  32 (1857), 82.

The Circle of Fashion



Reportage, Spoof


Mathematics, Amusement

    Reports on a new commission set up to 'take the exact measurement of the Circle of Fashion', and adds that a prize will be awarded to the 'clever mathematician' for reaching this goal, and that several old 'Calculating Boys' are 'hard at work upon the problem'.

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