Diving Suit

These images come from Chums, an illustrated magazine for boy . Being an illustrated boys' paper, it is full of articles & illustrations about cameras, bicycles, sports and a regular column where the writer visits/takes a ride on some interesting devices. In the November 1892 issue, his adventure was deep sea diving, from which this...

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Mail van

From Chums, 4 January 1893 OK maybe there is a bit more to it. So, here is A Run with the Mail Van: The Western Mail is one of the most remarkable trains in this country. It leaves Paddington station each evening at nine o’clock, and goes its way to the Land’s End like a...

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Carriage House, Entally

Entally Estate: the original house was built 1819 and modified over the following decades. The yards at the back have a number of farm buildings constructed over the same period, including this carriage house and stable building. The stable area is on the right. The carriage area is on the left. This a rough plan...

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Stables, Entally

Entally Estate: the original house was built 1819 and modified over the following decades. The yards at the back have a number of farm buildings constructed over the same period, including this carriage house and stable building. The stable area is on the right. The carriage area is on the left. This a rough plan...

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Richmond Gaol

Richmond Gaol was built in Tasmania in the 1820s as part of Governor Arthur's reform of the convict system. In one of the rooms is a model of the buildings as they are now, so I'm borrowing that to show everything in relation to everything else. 1 Entrance 2 Courtyard 3 Original gaol building 4...

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