SUBMARINE DIVERS EQUIPPED FOR THEIR DESCENT.

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Submarine Divers Equipped for their Descent.

Wood engraving, 1869.
Image size 6 1/2 x 9 1/16" (16.5 x 23 cm).
Good condition with modern hand color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95160
Price: $55.00
Publisher : Published by Harper's Weekly. May 8, 1869.
A scene depicting several men in early dive suits, which had air hoses connecting them to the surface so oxygen could be pumped down to them. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Marine , Sailors and Ship Building