Punch,  40 (1861), 41.

The Temperature of Paupers



News-Commentary, Drollery


Meteorology, Instruments, Measurement, Health, Class

    Following the severe winter weather in Britain, notes that 'several astronomers and meteorologists' have been writing to The Times about the importance of recording and publishing the temperature in specific locations. These include union workhouses and asylums for the poor.

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