Diving Dress

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“The diving dress envelops the whole body of the diver, the upper portion a being the “helmet,” the intermediate portion b the “breast-plate,” and the lower portion c the “dress.” The hose by which the air is supplied is shown at d, and e is the “life” or “signal” line, which is attached to the diver’s waist, and by which he makes signals and is hauled to the surface. The water-proof material of which the dress is made is very generally sheet india-rubber covered on both sides with tanned twill to protect the india-rubber from injury.” — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893


The Encyclopedia Britannica, New Warner Edition (New York, NY: The Werner Company, 1893)


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