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[Besides the people's gas mask, there are also gas defenses created for German children.]

Image ID: 3946339

[Besides the people's gas mask, there are also gas defenses created for German children.] (January 1939)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Besides the people's gas mask, there are also gas defenses created for German children.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: January 1939

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 117

Notes

: Picture caption: "Nach der Volksgasmaske ist nun auch ein Gasschutz für das deutsche Kind geschaffen worden." Note 2.) Based on the experiences of World War I, the fear of fleets of bombers armed with poison gas attacking cities haunted the world in the interwar period, and precautions against it were taken by most major nations. Note 3.) Title translates German picture caption

Original Source

: From Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper & Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.

Source

: Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942. / 1939

Source Description

: 154 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 10.5 x 14.5 cm.

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC EYE 1939

Digital ID

: 3946339

Record ID

: 2034825

Digital Item Published

: 3-17-2012

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