Punch,  9 (1845), 114.

Oysters in Your Basins

[William M Thackeray] *


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Animal Behaviour, Nutrition, Natural History

    Reports that M. Carbonel told the Academie des Sciences, Paris, that he had 'discovered the means of producing Oysters in fresh water ponds and basins'. Touts a company for making oysters readily available to everybody, and reports that 'science and ingenuity are busy in contriving a thousand ways of facilitating the communcation between the oyster and mankind'.

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