Punch,  44 (1863), [233].

Britannia Discovering the Source of the Nile

John Tenniel


Illustration, Drollery

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Exploration, Discovery, Comparative Philology

    Shows Britannia in the thick of a forest who, on pulling back some branches, discovers 'the source of the Nile'. The latter turns out to be a rather surprised looking Pharoah who, while smoking a pipe, sits near an upturned urn out of which pours a stream of water. Britannia exclaims, 'Aha, Mr. Nilus! So I've found you at last!'.

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