Punch,  51 (1866), 87.

Sanitary Honours




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C H B, pseud.  [Charles H Bennett] *


Sanitation, Instruments, Public Health, Exploration, Patronage, Government

    The initial letter forms part of an illustration showing an Egyptian hieroglyph depicting a woman blowing into an instrument for spraying a mist (possibly an antiseptic fluid). The author relishes news that James A Grant has been made a Companion of the Bath, but suggests that this honour would have been better conferred on the sanitation reformer John Simon who could 'enforce the Order of the Bath' on people constituting nuisances 'by a neglect of ablution'.

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