Punch,  43 (1862), 193.

The 'Cumming of Storms'



News-Commentary, Drollery


Prognostication, Meteorology

    Taking its title from the eschatological pronouncements of John Cumming, this news item claims that, owing to his success at predicting the recent gale, Robert Fitzroy should be recognised as 'First Admiral of the Blew'.

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