Punch, 43 (1862), 149.
To be Sold—The Materials of the Great Globe
Exhibitions, Geology, Physical Geography
Noting the interest shown by 'the geological student' in the 'composition of the crust of the Great Globe', insists that it consists of 'fir balks, with lath and plaster', rather than silurian, igneous or any other type of rock. Similarly, rejects geologists' claims that the interior of the globe is 'in a state of fluidity' but is full of rubbish, at the centre of which is a statue of King George II.
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