Firefighters in breathing equipment

Made:
1938-12-30 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Edward George Malindine
Firefighters in breathing equipment
      A photograph of two firefighters wearing breathing equipment

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A photograph of two fire fighters wearing breathing equipment, taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 30 December, 1938.

A photograph of two fire fighters wearing breathing equipment, taken in December 1938 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.

The two members of the London Fire Brigade are shown wearing different types of breathing equipment. The man on the left wears the oxygen-type breathing system used at the time. The man on the right is wearing a French system working using compressed air.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/G06556
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford