Punch,  35 (1858), 75.

[A Peerage for Alderman Wire]



News-Commentary, Drollery


Telegraphy, Heroism

Institutions mentioned:

Atlantic Telegraph Company

    Puns that a peerage should be given to 'Alderman Wire' (a reference to London alderman David W Wire) as the 'fittest memorial' to the laying of the Atlantic telegraph.

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