Rejected by the Inventions Board IX - Heath Robinson
The Pilsener Pump for tapping the enemy's beer; another hilariously convoluted contraption to foil the enemy during World War I from William Heath Robinson. Naturally, the Germans were sitting comfortably smoking pipes and drinking tankards of beer. In fact, the German army had fewer rations than the British. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evan"
© Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library
View of Tulloch Castle, Scotland, with pipers
View of Tulloch Castle in the town of Dingwall in the Highlands of Scotland, at the time of a royal wedding between Dom (Prince) Miguel of Braganza (1878-1923), Duke de Viseu, eldest son of Duke Miguel, grandson of a former King of Portugal, and his American bride, Miss Anita Stewart (1886-1977). The castle dates from the 12th century. A band of pipers and drummers are marching across the lawn
© Mary Evans Picture Library
Oil Well at Chillingar
Oil Well at Chillingar, Iran. One of Iran's largest oil fields, Chilingar was named after George V. Chilingar, one of the best-known petroleum geologists in the world. The former name for the site (at the time of this photograph) is sadly unknown, but it is close to Gachsaran"
© Mary Evans Picture Library / Grayhams Collection
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