Punch,  43 (1862), 189.

Alarming Invasion

Adolphus Fitznorse


Letter, Spoof


Military Technology, Steamships, War

    Shocked by the report in the Daily Telegraph that the 'screw yacht Jerome Napoleon' has 'arrived at Waterloo Station' in the absence of Queen Victoria and Henry J Temple (3rd Viscount Palmerston), suggesting the possibility that another but more awesome vessel, the ironclad La Gloire, will arrive in England and wreak destruction on the population.

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