The Wunderkammer of the Mild Colonial Boy, Esq., a Reactionary Tory Gentleman, who armed only with a Steampowered Babbage Engine and Pure Intentions, wanders the Time Streams and Aetheric Plane gathering an Eccentric Hodgepodge of Curiousities, Frivolities, Whimsicalities and Nonsense.
Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
No Quarter: This painting by Ivan Berryman depicts Lt. William Robinson attacking Zeppelin SL-11. It was the first airship brought down over Britain. (Painting by Ivan Berryman, courtesy of Cranston Fine Arts) (HT Airforce Mag)
A set of various photos, showing German Graf Zeppelin in different places of the world (Germany, Switzerland, England, United States, Argentina,Brazilia), 1928-1934.
“In 1932 the Graf Zeppelin began five years of providing regularly scheduled passenger, mail, and freight service between Germany and South America (Brazil). These commercial operations were the airship’s principal function during this period until it was abruptly withdrawn from active service on the day after the loss of the Hindenburg in May 1937 after having made a total of 64 trips to Brazil.” - Wikipedia.