Punch,  55 (1868), 98.

A Benefactor to the British Navy



News-Commentary, Drollery


Nationalism, Cultural Geography, Military Technology, Medical Practitioners, Patronage

    Argues that just as the construction of ironclads by Emperor Napoleon III of France prompted the British Navy to construct similar vessels, so the Emperor's promotion of a surgeon to the French senate should make the Navy agree to naval surgeon's insistence of being treated like gentlemen, and thus remedy the 'dearth of medical officers'.

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