Punch,  44 (1863), 173.

Mr Cox's Contribution to Science



News-Commentary, Drollery


Meteorology, Aeronautics, Measurement, Politics

    Reports that James Glaisher has requested 'gentlemen' to record the altitude and azimuth of his imminent balloon ascent, and that the statesman William Cox claimed that he thought the balloon was upright but that its azimuth had 'fallen off'.

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