Punch,  61 (1871), 156.

Astounding Intelligence



News-Commentary, Drollery


Ethnology, Archaeology, Hypothesis

    Confused by a report about the International Prehistoric Congress. Claims that, if prehistoric man is 'aught more than an hypothesis', it is 'represented only by the Neanderthal Skull'. Wonders whether congress members are prehistoric men and whether they derive from the 'Drift' where their flints, 'copper caps', and 'cartridges' may one day be found.

© Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Project, Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, 2005 - 2020

Printed from Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: An Electronic Index, v. 4.0, The Digital Humanities Institute <http://www.sciper.org> [accessed ]