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Author Topic: Victorian ingenuity  (Read 632 times)
Iron Butterfly
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« on: November 10, 2014, 10:44:17 am »

Came across this article on the Telegraph site.  Anyone fancy wearing a boat?
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Maets
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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2014, 02:47:08 pm »

Link?
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Iron Butterfly
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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2014, 07:12:51 pm »

Link?


Hmmmmmmmmmm............  Roll Eyes

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/11218344/An-irresistible-vision-of-wild-and-wacky-Victorian-invention.html
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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2014, 01:33:25 am »

Much better.  Very interesting.  The fact that it actually was used is amazing.
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Rory B Esq BSc
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« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2014, 10:15:19 am »

Amazing.
Perhaps Fawcett should have taken one on his expeditions in South America. It would have been useful in places like that, as a coat to keep off the rain then as a boat for navigating the Amazon.
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