Punch, 21 (1851), 113.
The Iron Duke at the Iron Bridge
George Stephenson , Joseph Paxton
Reports on the visit of Arthur Wellesley (1st Duke of Wellington) to Robert Stephenson's 'Britannia Bridge'. Believes Wellington was contemplating the replacement of military generals by engineers. Describes a banquet held in Stephenson's honour.
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