Historical artwork of a swimming machine

Historical artwork of a swimming machine

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Caption: American swimming machine. Historical engraving of a man swimming with the aid of an American swimming machine. This device was invented by the American inventor M. Richardson, in 1880. Using his device, the inventor claimed to achieve a speed of around 9.5 km/h for one hour without fatigue.

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Keywords: 19 century, historical, history of science, machine, richardson's swimming machine, swimmer, swimming, swimming machine, technology, transport, transportation, water, with swimming machine

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