Punch,  38 (1860), 215.

The Splendour of Our Navy



News-Commentary, Drollery


Disease, Military Technology, Light, Chemistry

    Gleaning from 'elementary works on Chemistry' that rotten wood emits light in the dark, anticipates that the decaying British gun-boats will shine on a moonless night.

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