Punch, 43 (1862), 17.
The Bauld Buccleuch—A Border Ballad
Engineering, Politics, Progress, Controversy, Architecture
Written in a Scottish dialect, the author describes the battle of Walter F Scott (5th Duke of Buccleuch) against moves to construct a Thames Embankment. Opens by noting Buccleuch's opposition to William F Cowper and Joseph Paxton who 'ha 'ta'en Whitehall-Roadway up' and after a detailed account of Buccleuch's struggles concludes by noting the destruction of the architect James Pennethorne's plans, and the vanquishing of Buccleuch.
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