• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003125

Note – Alternative to ‘Gas Mask’, World War II, 18 Apr 1942

  • Repository Museums Victoria Collections
  • Reference HT 24509
  • Date Range 18-Apr-42 - 18-Apr-42
  • Description

    Handwritten note on lined paper, possibly written by Gwendolen Luly, likely around April 1942. The author refers to the magazine ‘Pix’, which on 18 April 1942 described what to do in the event of a civilian having no gas mask: mix 5 parts of soda bicarb to 1 part glycerine to 8 parts water. Apply to pad and place over nose. The recipe was to be used for all gasses except mustard gas.

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  • Primary Creator
    • Luly, Gwendolen (1898 - 1988)