Punch, 29 (1855), .
Faraday Giving His Card to Father Thames
Pollution, Analytical Chemistry, Scientific Practitioners, Public Health, Sanitation, Disease
Subtitled 'And we hope the Dirty Fellow will consult the learned Professor', shows Michael Faraday leaning over the side of boat on the Thames. With one hand he hold his nose and with the other, he extends a white card (Faraday's device for gauging water pollution) to a filthy looking old man ('Father Thames') who is surrounded by gruesome objects floating on the surface of the water.
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