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  • ARP satchel with first aid kit

    ARP satchel with first aid kit

    (Equipment)

    SUR 624

    Air Raid Warden's haversack with ARP lamp affixed to front to satchel, complete with contents : Warden's Report Forms and pencil, Eyeshields Anti-Gas Mk II, Chart of War Gases, typescript document listing first aid posts & fire stations etc...

  • Respirator, anti-gas, C.3 Baby Protective Helmet

    Respirator, anti-gas, C.3 Baby Protective Helmet

    (Equipment)

    EQU 3965

    Respirator. A metal-framed step-in helmet covered in green rubberised fabric with a transparent window within a black rubber mask. There is a rubber bellows pump fitted to the left of the respirator (hand-operated) and the infant is secured into the...

  • scarf, Potato Pete & Dr Carrot

    scarf, Potato Pete & Dr Carrot

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 10126

    Large colourful square printed headscarf depicting Potato Pete, Dr Carrot and various other vegetables (onions, beans, beets), the vegetables are numerously printed inside a red square border in a repeating pattern on one side of the scarf.

  • dog's gas mask

    dog's gas mask

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 2907

    gas mask, with cotton drill carrying bag and leaflet.

  • Bomb Component, Parachute and Cord, Luftmine, German

    Bomb Component, Parachute and Cord, Luftmine, German

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 4705

    Portion of parachute and rope from a German Second World War parachute bomb ('land mine') which fell outside the council house in High Street Smethwick. The bomb was caught by the telephone wires before striking the ground and thus did not...

  • Respirator, anti-gas, child’s ‘Mickey Mouse’: British

    Respirator, anti-gas, child’s ‘Mickey Mouse’: British

    (Equipment)

    EQU 3966a

    Mask is in Package R276, box in Package R1588.

  • Respirator, Anti-Gas, Civilian Duty (Queen Mary)

    Respirator, Anti-Gas, Civilian Duty (Queen Mary)

    (Equipment)

    EQU 3963

    Respirator mask, filter, & bag Face mask made of black rubber fitted with two glass eyepieces within metal frames. To the 'nose' is fitted an expanding rubber outlet valve with a black lacquered metal filter fitted to the snout (the filter...

  • tea cosy

    tea cosy

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Akers, Dorothy Marguerite

    EPH 10662

    A handmade tea cosy comprising a base of two semi-circular unbleached linen sections stitched together to form the cosy, the 'obverse' is embroidered with a tree and two girls amongst flowers wearing voluminous skirts.

  • Morrison Shelter

    Morrison Shelter

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    MOD 394

    model

  • scarf, Jacqmar, 'Into Battle

    scarf, Jacqmar, 'Into Battle

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Jacqmar

    EPH 1679

    Second World War period Jacqmar scarf; British 'home front' associations.

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