WW1 Gas Mask and Bag; 366

Name/Title

WW1 Gas Mask and Bag

About this object

A WW1 gas mask with tank attached. The mask was attached by a hose to a tin can containing absorbent materials to filter air being breathed. Some one would sound the alarm when gas was detected by swinging a wooden "clacker".

Measurements

A: Length: 67cm (mask extended)
B & C: Height: 2.5cm Diameter 5cm
D: Height 22cm Length 27cm (closed)

Object Type

Gas Mask

Object number

366

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