Punch,  33 (1857), 257.

The Hero of Millwall



News-Commentary, Drollery


Steamships, Engineers, Technology, Superstition

    Reports that Isambard K Brunel is 'undaunted by the scoffs launched at his launch' and can be 'observed [...] gazing hopefully on the SS Leviathan, and ejaculating, like another Galileo Galilei, E pur se muove'.

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