“The diving bell has been deserted on the River Thames in favor of the diving bell gown [diving suit], since the guys utilized were being uncovered, while the Westminster Bridge was getting constructed, to shell out their time at the bottom in participating in cards, and there was of program no effectual implies of keeping a test on them. It is not easy to perform cards in a diving gown alone, even so, and the remedy has proved pretty satisfactory in its functions.”

Scientific American, April 1866

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