Punch,  47 (1864), 154.

Where There's Smoke There's Fire





Accidents, Military Technology, Reasoning

    Discusses news that 'Divers Assurance Companies' are refusing to compensate those injured in a recent gunpowder explosion near Erith. Challenges the juries' claim that 'damage sustained by an explosion is not damage by Fire' and wishes them to declare that 'gunpowder can explode without a fire'.

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