Punch,  43 (1862), 167.

Military if not Naval Intelligence



News-Commentary, Drollery


Engineering, Accidents

    Discusses an attempt to construct across the Serpentine, 'from the designs' of Francis Fowke, a pontoon bridge intended for Viceroy Sa'id Pasha of Egypt. Points out that the report that the 'pontonniers "fell in"' was not due to the collapse of the bridge itself.

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