Item 2017-026-031 - Naval Life-saving Helmet

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Naval Life-saving Helmet


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Photograph, B and W Print, 15.5 x 22.5 cm.

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Donated in 2017.

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Photographer: Reginald Silk, Portsmouth.
Location: Undetermined.

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Notation on verso: "Photograph showing the position of the Purifier inside the jacket, whereby the user is enabled to make a bid for life. / A. Purifier inside the jacket containing the Oxylithe. / B. Mouthpiece from which the wearer inhales the oxygen given off. / C. Open tube."

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Title based on information supplied with Image 2017-026-019.

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