Punch,  48 (1865), 148–49.

Punch's Essence of Parliament



Regular Feature, Proceedings, Drollery


Pollution, Sanitation, Engineering, Public Health, Environmentalism, Politics, Government

Institutions mentioned:

Crossness Pumping Station

    Reports on the House of Lords debate on metropolitan sewers, citing classical references to sewers and adding that Prince Edward began the 'engines' for the sewers at Crossness and that it 'was a great day' for John Thwaites and Joseph Bazalgette. Later notes the 'considerable opposition' to the second reading of the 'Wimbledon Common Inclosure Bill' of John P Spencer (5th Earl Spencer), which prompted suggestions that the bill 'go before the Private Bill committee'. (148)

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