Punch,  41 (1861), 43–44.

Punch's Essence of Parliament



Regular Feature, Reportage, Drollery


Museums, Collecting, Natural History, Taxonomy, Government

    Discusses a parliamentary debate about the British Museum in which William H Gregory attacked Richard Owen's plans for a 'separate asylum for Natural History'. Austen H Layard and Richard M Milnes criticised the museum's poor classification of objects and its congestion respectively, but 'Peelides' supported Owen's plans. (43)

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