First War Baby gets his Gas Mask

PART OF:
The photographic library of the 'Daily Herald' newspaper
Made:
1939-09-13 in United Kingdom
maker:
Harold Tomlin
'First War Baby Gets His Gas Mask'
    A photograph of Neville First War Baby gets his Gas Mask (gelatin silver print; photograph)

'First War Baby Gets His Gas Mask' A photograph of Neville

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
Collection:
Daily Herald Archive
Object Number:
1983-5236/10702
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 189 cm x 244 mm
type:
gelatin silver print and photograph