Punch,  49 (1865), 24.

Government by Steam



News-Commentary, Drollery


Steam-power, Commerce, Politics, Government

    Ridicules the Morning Herald for contemplating the claim that 'the steam engine has given an immense impetus to manufactures and commerce', and for insinuating that Henry J Temple (3rd Viscount Palmerston) 'should claim all the credit which is due to James Watt' and thus be connected with the discovery of the steam-engine.

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