Punch,  40 (1861), 206–07.

Punch's Essence of Parliament



Regular Feature, Reportage, Drollery


Transport, Engineering, Politics, Government

    Notes the discussion in the House of Lords of the 'Canal of the Future' which Ferdinand, vicomte de Lesseps seeks to build in the Isthmus of Suez, but which the government opposes 'for political reasons' (206).

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