Punch,  57 (1869), 137.

The Emperor and the Press



Introduction; Extract, Reportage, Spoof


Politics, Medical Treatment, Narcotics

    Presents a series of extracts reporting on the recovery from illness of Emperor Napoleon III of France. They include details of the medical treatment he received, including an opiate prescribed by his physician Auguste J B Nélaton, and the therapeutic effect of saline and rural breezes.

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