Punch,  5 (1843), 82.

The Aerial Transit Company



Reportage, Spoof


Aeronautics, Invention, Politics

    Reports that this company has been asking Joseph Hume for assistance, knowing Hume's experience of 'building castles in the air', but warns that Hume cannot be trusted in this regard, since 'his undertakings having invariably fallen to the ground'.

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