Punch, 28 (1855), 242.
Rabelais in the Crimea [2/6]
Serial, Notes, Satire
War, Sanitation, Public Health, Disease, Government
Continuing the satire on the government's incompetence in failing to provide adequate medical supplies and sanitation for the troops in the Crimea, describes the discovery, near the 'Island of Tools', of 'a wonderful apparatus for converting clean water into foul', which was promoted as a device that 'did much for the public health'.
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