Punch,  44 (1863), 52.

The Royal Geographical Society



Reportage, Spoof; Illustration, Drollery

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Physical Geography, Societies, Geology, Statistics

    Describes the 'official costume' to be worn by members of the Royal Geographical Society at its 'usual weekly meetings'. The coat and trousers form 'a complete map of the world, the arms displaying geological strata, a charts of rivers of the world, and 'population returns', while the hat is a model of Mount Etna. The illustration shows a portly man modelling this costume.

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