First War Baby gets his Gas Mask

Made:
1939-09-13 in United Kingdom
maker:
Harold Tomlin

'First War Baby Gets His Gas Mask' A photograph of Neville, the first baby born in London after the declaration of war

A photograph of Neville, the first baby born in London after the declaration of war, wearing his gas mask for the first time on 13 September 1939.

A photograph entitled 'First War Baby gets his Gas Mask', taken in September 1939 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.

Neville Mooney was born on the morning of 3 September 1939, just as Neville Chamberlain was announcing that Britain was at war with Germany.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/10702
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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