Punch,  9 (1845), 247.

Engineering by Instinct



News-Commentary, Drollery


Engineers, Education, Charlatanry

    Responding to news that the 'science of engineering' can be bought for 'six guineas', argues that few will miss this opportunity of gaining a qualification for a profession paying 'two or three guineas a day'. Mocks the principle of a railway surveyor's education as, 'Measuring for Fun, made Engineering in Earnest'.

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