This looks like a deep-sea diving helmet but is in fact a gas mask for babies, dating from World War II. In 1938, the British Government gave everyone, including babies, gas masks to protect them in case the Germans dropped poison gas bombs on Britain. This gas mask was for children up to two years old. The parents placed their baby inside the mask so that the head was inside the steel helmet and the baby could see through the visor. Then they wrapped the canvas part around the baby's body with the straps fastened under its bottom like a nappy, and its legs dangling free below. The canvas had a rubber coating to stop gas seeping through the material, and the straps were tied securely so that the mask was airtight. There is an asbestos filter on the side of the mask, and this absorbed poisonous gases. Attached to this is a rubber tube shaped like a concertina with a handle. This was pushed back and forth to pump air into the mask. With the baby inside the mask, an adult could start to use the hand pump. (Source: objectlessons.org) #wha#whatisitwednesday #whatisit #whatsit #ant#antique> #antique #curiosity #curiosities #oddity #oddities #mystery #museum #history #cabinetofcuriosities #cabinetofcuriosity #whatthemuseum #wunderlust #wunderlusting #ww2 #worldwar2 #gasmask #gasmasks #chemicalwarfare
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Not sure what to write here today.
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Soaking up some D’s before I head to the wintery landscapes of Europe ❄️#NZ❤️ #wunderlusting #sunshineyday @stoneyridgewinery
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new website of @lu.interior.berlin is online ⠀ --go check it out--⠀ screenshot from the commercial spot ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ____________hashtag________________ #olmafilm #filmphotographyproject #filmisnotdead⠀ #ishootfilm #filmcamera #grainisgood #filmcommunity #wunderlusting #exploring⠀ #getlost #worldshotz #earthofficial #landscapelover #justgoshot #filmmaker #filmisalive #ig_masterpiece #filmfeed #screenshot #web#websitegn #website #lu.interior #flowerpower #imac #men
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Blue season in full! And though it's winter, one can always fimd the time for travelling. Especially when all you documents are safely stored on this travel wallet :) again - simple, minimalist, functional and eye catching :) #leathertravelwallet #leathertravelcase #leatherdocumentholder #leatherdocumentcase #tra#travelwallet #travelcase #doc#documentholder> #documentholder #documentcase #travelorganizer #travelwallet #wunderlust #wunderlusting #globetrotter #travelgift
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Don’t call it a dream. Call it a plan. @vickyjustiz #holidaytravels #wunderlusting #bottleofwinefortwo
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A window into winter Photo by @pixabay
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Picture perfect Photo by Leroy Filon
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This morning around 9:00 hrs. Anything for freshly baked rolls.♥️ #fromamsterdamwithlove
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River of clouds Photo by @eberhard_grossgasteiger
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the beautiful evening atmosphere. ⠀ have a nice evening. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ___________________hashtag________________ #olmafilm #filmphotographyproject #filmisnotdead⠀ #ishootfilm #filmcamera #grainisgood #filmcommunity #wunderlusting #exploring⠀ #getlost #worldshotz #earthofficial #landscapelover #justgoshot #filmmaker #filmisalive #ig_masterpiece #filmfeed
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Winter road Photo by @amund.d
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The tallest building in South America // #chile #neverstopexploring #cityviews #vacay #wunderlusting
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That 🇨🇱 architecture flare // #chile #neverstopexploring #vacay #wunderlusting
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Mountain valley Photo by @eberhard_grossgasteiger
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