Punch,  55 (1868), 193.

Que Diable Va-t-il Faire Dans Cette Galère?



News-Commentary, Drollery

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Comparative Philology, Measurement, Metrology, Physical Geography

    The initial letter of the text forms part of an illustration showing a court jester looking through a telescope resting on his knees and feet. The text ponders the new connection between Wales and the Nile (a reference to the Prince Edward's trip down the Nile), suggesting that it might be a reference to the Prince's sudden desire to 'study Piazzi Smyth's Pyramidal Theory'.

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