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eye protector


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Title eye protector
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University College at Bournemouth
Date circa 1939-1945
Description An eye shield designed to be worn by horses, circa 1940s. These goggles are made of thermoformed cellulose nitrate or acetate with fabric webbing and brass press studs. They are thought to have been used during the 2nd World War to protect horses eyes against gas attacks. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 162
Dimensions height 80mm, width 170mm, length 320mm
Materials plastic, CA, cellulose acetate, CN, cellulose nitrate, textile, metal, brass
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method thermoformed
 

 

 

 

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