Punch,  58 (1870), [i].

Calendar for the Year



Illustration; Notes

Relevant illustrations:



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Scientific Practitioners, Natural History, Physiognomy, Electricity, Engineering, Invention, Steam-power, Astronomy, Cosmology, Architecture, Mathematics, Botany, Light, Natural Philosophy, Manufactories, Philosophy, Exploration, Heroism, Hunting

People mentioned:

Carl Linnaeus , Johann K Lavater , Benjamin Franklin , James Watt , Luigi Galvani , Nicholas Copernicus , Christopher Wren , George L Leclerc, comte de Buffon , Roger Bacon , Matthew Boulton , Auguste Comte , John Rennie , James Cook , Gottfried W Leibniz , Izaak Walton

    Surrounding the calendar are a series of vignettes satirizing several topical political and social issues. These include a stereotypical Irishman with a lobster's body and two fish (both with legs) in a scuffle.

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