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Predicate Object Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira,W1641 2015-05-13T00:00:00.000Z 2 2021-08-03T23:58:43.623Z d 60 Hazard gas warfare/wars anti-gas goggles, WW1 These goggles belonged to 23/1903 Major WAG Penlington, NZRB, NZEF. Tear gas goggles issued "about the middle of 1916, but were of little actual use because of the danger of lachrymatory and toxic gases coming over together" (donor enclosed a descriptive card for use as label) Instructions: "Apply the Goggles placing the eye pieces as near the mcentre of the eyes as possible. Then cross the tape at the base of the neck and bring round over the forehead. Tie off over the edge of the material so as to press it firmly. Mould the wire at the lower edge by pressing the fingers so as to make it fit tight round the tip of the nose. Protection against Irritant Gases improved by smearing Vaseline around between the edges of the Goggles and the Skin. anti-gas goggles, WW1 23/1903 Major WAG Penlington, New Zealand Rifle Brigade (NZRB), NZEF khaki brown cloth mask with tape ties and plastic eyepieces; padded white cloth lining; goggles in printed brown paper wrapper tied with strings; printed instructions on wrapper; goggles goggles, anti gas
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