Gas Mask for Baby (Jun, 1939)

Devise Gas Mask for Baby

Designed for children under two years of age, the gas mask shown at right was developed by the British Government as part of its precautions against air raids. The helmet is slipped over the infant’s head and shoulders and strapped firmly around its chest so that the headpiece is sealed from the air. A small bellows, operated by the mothers hand as shown, supplies air to the helmet. The air is chemically purified of all poisonous gases before reaching the child.

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  1. Quin Ryan says: January 14, 20063:58 pm

    Give the terrorists a little freer hand, and there might be quite a market for theese.

    Beets the hell out of duct tape and plastic sheeting.

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