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Mask, Gas

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Copyright Renwick Museum and Watson Memorial Library
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Collection RML (unaccessioned) General
Date 1914-18
Description World War One gas mask in a paper lined "crocodile skin" box.
The googles in the kit have disintergrated and the head strap attachment has gone. The adjustable head band is no longer attached to the mask but is perished and has stuck to the breathing mask
Donated by Mrs M Flower (nee Brydon) from St Nicholas Hospital, Pyrfond, Surrey.
Object ID RML0.800.0170
Object Name Mask, Gas
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Last modified on: December 19, 2014