Punch,  59 (1870), 146.

Great Want of Irrigation



Notes, Drollery


Military Technology, Invention, Politics

    Suggests that 'some clever engineer' should devise a machine for throwing water constructed on similar principles to 'that horrid implement of destruction, the Mitrailleuse'. Believes that such a machine could disperse a disaffected crowd in Hyde Park or Trafalgar Square.

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