JF Ptak Science Books LLC Post 655
I had started out to write this post about the Sham Paris,
the False Paris, that was being built outside Paris
But on the way to the images of non-Paris I came across these few inventions as reported in The Illustrated London News of Christmas Day, 1920. These innovations look older than 1920, to tell the truth, but here they are.
The next few images illustrate an improbable, cartoon-like
device for swimming in the high seas. It
is a ticklish-looking thing, with air outlets and propellers and such being in
the rather tender areas of the internalized man.
Lastly we come to a pipe designed with too much duct work (a
la the movie Brazil