Going down in a diving machine (caricature) (Diving 17)


A caricature of people in a diving machine which has burst and flooded, one of the men is getting his head bitten off by a shark whilst other sharks are swimming around. This was published at the time the diving bell was being constructed at Rotherhithe.

Object Details

ID: PAG8308
Collection: Fine art
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: B., P. F. L.; C., J. McLean, Thomas
Date made: 1 Aug 1835
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Primary support: 246 mm x 350 mm; Mount: 406 mm x 560 mm

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