Punch,  7 (1844), 78.

The Warner Invention



News-Commentary, Drollery


Military Technology, Invention, Commerce, War

    Reports that 'maritime geniuses', driven by the prospect of considerable remuneration, have started working on economical schemes for blowing up ships. Punch suggests that if money is to be given to 'explosive' inventors then they should get paid to 'blow-up that crazy old funny', the statesman Henry P Brougham (1st Baron Brougham and Vaux).

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