Punch,  37 (1859), 169.




Notes, Drollery


Engineering, Accidents, Instruments, Time

Institutions mentioned:

Palace of Westminster

    Subtitled 'of the correspondence that has taken place, and that is to take place, with reference to the cracking of Big Ben', contains spoof letters from Edmund Denison, Charles Barry, bellfounder George Mears, and others, who blame each other for the accident.

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