Punch,  35 (1858), 11.

Delicacies of the River

Gorgias Puddledock


Letter, Spoof


Pollution, Sanitation, Public Health

    Argues that humans should be able to tolerate the Thames if fish can live in it, and attacks the plan of Joseph Paxton to deodorize the sewers with lime on the grounds that whitebait would be killed. Concludes by calling for 'no more abuse of the gentle River'.

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