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Diving Collection

Background imageDiving Collection: Annette Kellerman diving in silhouette

Annette Kellerman diving in silhouette
Annette Marie Sarah Kellerman (18861975) - Australian swimmer, film star, and writer. One of the first women to wear a one-piece bathing costume, causing a minor scandal at the time

Background imageDiving Collection: Royal Air Force Display Poster, Hendon

Royal Air Force Display Poster, Hendon, showing a two-propeller plane nosediving. 1937

Background imageDiving Collection: RAF Bristol Blenheim Fighter-Bombers; Second World War, 19

RAF Bristol Blenheim Fighter-Bombers; Second World War, 19
Illustration showing three Royal Air Force Bristol Blenheim mark IV fighter-bomber-reconnaissance airplanes over enemy territory in 1941

Background imageDiving Collection: Advertisement for Hotel du Cap D Antibes

Advertisement for Hotel du Cap D Antibes
Advertisement for the Hotel du Cap D Antibes at Eden Roc, Antibes on the French Riviera, showing sunbathers and swimmers enjoying the flat rocks that act as such a sun trap for sun worshippers

Background imageDiving Collection: Bathing Beauty 1924

Bathing Beauty 1924
The last pose of summer: a slim woman in her swimsuit on a diving board, while others watch from a raft

Background imageDiving Collection: Sea Bathing Pool (Lido) at Southport, Lancashire, England

Sea Bathing Pool (Lido) at Southport, Lancashire, England. Date: 1943

Background imageDiving Collection: Don Bradman square cuts at Lords, 1930

Don Bradman square cuts at Lords, 1930
Photograph of Don Bradman square cutting during the second Test Match between England and Australia, held at Lords Cricket Ground, London, 1930

Background imageDiving Collection: Britains frogmen divers by G. H. Davis

Britains frogmen divers by G. H. Davis
Introducing Britains frog-men: diving wreckers who blasted open a path to the Normandy beaches. These underwater commandos worked off the D-Day beaches

Background imageDiving Collection: If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier

If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier
An energetic man starts the day in his dressing gown by diving off the mantelpiece of his living room, using his wifes head as a springboard

Background imageDiving Collection: Diver and Octopus

Diver and Octopus
Divers are periodically at odds with octopi, and diver Palmer, at Cape Town, is one of many - but a tug on his line brings help from his colleagues

Background imageDiving Collection: Bateman, The Man Who Bathed

Bateman, The Man Who Bathed
The Man Who Bathed from the Steps of the Royal Yacht Squadron

Background imageDiving Collection: Lake Submarine / Diver

Lake Submarine / Diver
A diver from a " Simon Lake" submarine placing a mine in channels used by enemy ship 2 of 2

Background imageDiving Collection: Deep sea diver at work

Deep sea diver at work
A deep sea diver at work, assisted by a colleague. 1965

Background imageDiving Collection: Horrors, my wife! by Webster Murray

Horrors, my wife! by Webster Murray
Wife tracks her husband down, under the sea in a diving suit having an affair with attractive mermaid. Date: 1928

Background imageDiving Collection: Diving Helmet Ca 1870

Diving Helmet Ca 1870
Diving helmet with weights attached

Background imageDiving Collection: Alphabet / D for Ducks

Alphabet / D for Ducks
D - for ducks, swimming, diving, and playing together

Background imageDiving Collection: German Diver Goes Down

German Diver Goes Down
A German diver goes down to the wreck of an Allied vessel, hoping to salvage useful items and materials

Background imageDiving Collection: Daredevil Diver Leslie Gadsby, Shanklin Pier, Isle of Wight

Daredevil Diver Leslie Gadsby, Shanklin Pier, Isle of Wight and his variety of crazy dives, including a 90ft dive in a sack, a 45ft long arm balance

Background imageDiving Collection: The Diving Belles music hall divers and aquatic acrobats

The Diving Belles music hall divers and aquatic acrobats
The Diving Belles led by Daphne ?appearing in an elaborate sea cave scena Mermaids in Shells with clever and original tricks and fancy diving?

Background imageDiving Collection: Japanese Pearl Divers

Japanese Pearl Divers Date: circa 1930s

Background imageDiving Collection: Hydroporus rufifrons, diving beetle

Hydroporus rufifrons, diving beetle
Close-up shot of a diving beetle (Hydroporus rufifrons). Specimen held in the Natural History Museums Entomology Department

Background imageDiving Collection: Severn Tunnel Diver

Severn Tunnel Diver
The brave diver Alexander Lambert descending the shaft into the flooded tunnel. In Fleuss diving gear, he closed the headwall door and prevented further flooding

Background imageDiving Collection: Nice Beach Postcard / 1920

Nice Beach Postcard / 1920
Ingenious machines enable bathers to go a few metres out to where the Baie des Anges is deep enough for plunging or diving

Background imageDiving Collection: Alexander the Great, King of Macedon, Diving Bell

Alexander the Great, King of Macedon, Diving Bell
Alexander the Great, King Alexander III of Macedon. He is said to have used a diving vessel for seeing underwater

Background imageDiving Collection: Stages of the pearl fishery industry in the Persian Gulf. Date: 1902

Stages of the pearl fishery industry in the Persian Gulf. Date: 1902

Background imageDiving Collection: Pearl fishing in the Persian Gulf

Pearl fishing in the Persian Gulf
The Pearl Fishery in the Persian Gulf. Sidi-Arab diver with pince-nez. The Mosquito Fleet at anchor. The divers at work below. Apparatus used by the divers. Date: 1881

Background imageDiving Collection: German U-boat by G. H. Davis

German U-boat by G. H. Davis
The battle of the Atlantic: explanatory drawings of German U-boats (submarines), and how they operate when at sea. Various aspects of undersea activities during the Second World War. Date: 1941

Background imageDiving Collection: Alexanders Diving Bell

Alexanders Diving Bell
Alexander the Great, king of Greece, is said to have used a diving vessel for seeing underwater

Background imageDiving Collection: Futuristic underwater croquet

Futuristic underwater croquet. The players are all wearing diving helmets with oxygen packs on their backs

Background imageDiving Collection: Annette Kellermann

Annette Kellermann
Annette Marie Sarah Kellerman (1886 - 1975), Australian swimmer, film star, and writer. One of the first women to wear a one-piece bathing costume, causing a minor scandal at the time

Background imageDiving Collection: Swimming pool, National Hotel, Vedado, Havana, Cuba

Swimming pool, National Hotel, Vedado, Havana, Cuba
Aerial view of the swimming pool, part of the Cabana Sun Club of the National Hotel, Vedado, Havana, Cuba. Date: circa 1950

Background imageDiving Collection: The Serpentine Lido

The Serpentine Lido
Bathers using the diving board and paddling pool at the Serpentine Lido, Hyde Park, central London, England. Date: early 1930s

Background imageDiving Collection: LIONEL BUSTER CRABB

LIONEL BUSTER CRABB Commander Crabb, underwater sabotage agent and alleged double-agent, who disappeared whilst investigating the Russian cruiser Ordkhonikidze Date: 1910 - 1956

Background imageDiving Collection: Boy silhouetted against the sky, holding a crab

Boy silhouetted against the sky, holding a crab
A boy wearing a diving mask stands silhouetted against the sea and sky, holding a crab

Background imageDiving Collection: Army diver preparing to enter the water

Army diver preparing to enter the water
An army diver preparing to enter the water, while a group of soldiers stand on the bank watching him

Background imageDiving Collection: Poster advertising Potchefstroom, South Africa

Poster advertising Potchefstroom, South Africa
Poster advertising Potchefstroom, near Johannesburg, South Africa. It offers sport and other leisure activities, with a lake and municipal bungalows

Background imageDiving Collection: The Lost Ball - Heath Robinson Cartoon

The Lost Ball - Heath Robinson Cartoon
The Lost Ball. Golfers try in vain to retrieve a lost ball in a lake on a golf course. It appears that a passing fish has swallowed it!

Background imageDiving Collection: Underwater Romance

Underwater Romance
When diver meets mermaid, even if sparks don t fly, the happy couple certainly make waves

Background imageDiving Collection: Sponge diver loses his footing

Sponge diver loses his footing
Diving for sponges off the Tunisian coast, diver loses a leg to a shark

Background imageDiving Collection: First Photo of a Diver

First Photo of a Diver
Illustration based on the first underwater photograph of a diver

Background imageDiving Collection: Futuristic seahorse riding

Futuristic seahorse riding

Background imageDiving Collection: Christmas morning swim in the Serpentine

Christmas morning swim in the Serpentine
Page from the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News featuring various sketches of the Christmas morning swimming handicap in the Serpentine in Hyde Park

Background imageDiving Collection: Lady Diving 1923

Lady Diving 1923
A athletic woman performs a backwards dive

Background imageDiving Collection: Bathing Beauty / Rosalba

Bathing Beauty / Rosalba
Cheeky-looking young woman in a skimpy red swimsuit, sitting on a diving board: Rosalba

Background imageDiving Collection: Bathers on Diving Board

Bathers on Diving Board
Two girls in bathing suits one about to dive into the sea from a diving board

Background imageDiving Collection: Transport / Diving / Beebe

Transport / Diving / Beebe
Beebes bathysphere moves between shoals of exotic marine life (very dark original)

Background imageDiving Collection: Germans Drown John Bull

Germans Drown John Bull
Thanks to their U-boats, the German navy will drown John Bull



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