Punch,  43 (1862), 166.

The Purification of Paris



News-Commentary, Drollery


Public Health, Sanitation, Pollution, Chemistry

    Discusses a report in The Times of a scheme to remove moisture from the Paris streets by covering them with chloride of lime, pointing out that since this compound will also destroy 'unpleasant odours' it will 'kill two birds with one stone'.

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