Souvenir piece of wire from the first Zeppelin airship SL11, to be shot down on British soil

Made:
1916 in United Kingdom and Germany
maker:
Unknown

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Piece of wire from the first Zeppelin airship SL11, shot down by Lieutenant William Leef Robinson R.F.C., at Cuffley, Hertfordshire, on 3rd September 1916. Souvenir attached to paper label: Given to the British Red Cross Society by HM War Office, it is being sold to help the wounded at the Front. Piece is 21mm long

Details

Category:
Penn-Gaskell Collection
Object Number:
1950-313/30
Materials:
paper (fibre product) and steel (metal)
type:
souvenir
taxonomy:
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection