Turns out that, aside from the drill-arm, Big Daddies aren't that far off from the real thing. Our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 of the toughest examples of deep-sea diving suits around—from da Vinci's cloth prototypes to the bell helmets made famous by countless Scooby-Doo villains.
When you're done diving through this set, check out these diving helmets and hazmat suits!
This looks like its shopped, but its genuine
What appears to be a tent like cloak. How the two items relate to each other here is not clear. I assume one is a diving bell and the other a suit for roaming near it.
Perfectly incongruous. I love the fact that his pose is exactly as if he wasn't wearing the diving suit.
The first suit diving suit concept, complete with lead shoes
The arms look somewhat like parts of a kitchen mixer.
I love this picture, it combines space age modernity with fisherman smoking pipes.
It incorporated a canister containing ‘Oxylithe', a special chemical which when breathed upon gave off oxygen and absorbed carbon dioxide.