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PHOTOGRAPHS

Title

Zeppelin shot down near Colchester: even with its back broken it towers over nearby farmhouses

Object Name

Stereoscope Photograph

Maker

Realistic Travels Publishers (Primary maker)

Date Made

c.1914-18
c.1914-18

Place Made

England: London
London

Description

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of size of Zeppelin shot down over Colchester. ‘Zeppelin shot down near Colchester: even with its back broken it towers over nearby farmhouses’ Zeppelins conducted approximately 50 raids over Britain, causing fear , damage and loss of life. Zeppelin souvenirs became popular, consisting of pieces of metal from the wrecked aircraft.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.70

Copyright

National Museums NI