Punch,  55 (1868), 67.

Godfather to a Great Gun



News-Commentary, Drollery


Military Technology, Patronage

    Discusses a Pall Mall Gazette announcement that the Swiss government has adopted the 'Peabody gun', suggesting that this decision was based on the capacity of the weapon for 'shelling out'.

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