Punch,  54 (1868), 33.

Mending our Ways





Engineering, Environmentalism, Cultural Geography

    Begins by comparing the smoothness of Parisian streets (accomplished with steam-rollers) to the roughness of England's thoroughfares, but relishes news that the City of London Commissioners of Sewers have resolved to use asphalt instead of grouting to cement the granite pavements, a plan which will prevent mud from passing up from beneath the pavements.

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