Torrance R. Parker's Career in Deep Diving
Collection:
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Collection
Object Type:
Prints, photographic
Title:
Torrance Parker's Diving Gear, 1944.
Explanation of Details:
Diving gear shown includes helmet, breast plate, diving dress, compressor and air hose assembled by Torrance Parker in 1944. The gear is displayed against a stone wall with seaweed decorations.
Collection Information:
More about deep-sea diving, objects and artifacts in the Museum's collection can be viewed at the Museum, or see our webpage, here.
Collection Description:
Torrance R. Parker Collection on Commercial and Deep—Sea Diving.
Description of Photograph:
Black and white photographic print depicts Torrance Parker's homemade diving gear, about 1944.
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