Punch,  35 (1858), [vi]–[vii].






Animal Behaviour, Zoological Gardens, Military Technology, Astronomy, Telegraphy, Accidents

People mentioned:

John W Brett

    These summaries of articles in the current volume include items on John S Rarey taming a zebra at the Zoological Society Gardens, on Alexis B Soyer, the inventor of a new army stove, on the appearance of Donati's comet, and on the adulteration of lozenges. It also summarises an article describing the early history of the Atlantic telegraph cable, concluding with the connection of Britain and America by a cable, which shortly afterwards failed.

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