Punch,  47 (1864), 129.

A Visit to Mynheer van Dunk



Letter, Spoof


Engineering, Genius, Railways, Cultural Geography

    Describes a visit to Schevening in Holland and praises a tramway at the Hague, a construction that prompted the writer to claim 'that the Dutchman hath a genius for mechanical invention even hath the go-ahead American or Briton', and identifies the railway as one of 'purely Dutch construction'.

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