Part of Zeppelin - souvenir; Unknown maker; WW I; CR1977.671

Name/Title

Part of Zeppelin - souvenir

About this object

Military souvenir - Piece metal in shape of cross - Part of a Zeppelin that was shot down in England by Lt Sourny in 1916. He went up above it, fired some shots; it burst into flames and exploded with a terrific roar. Dick was an eye witness of the whole action. This piece is all he could get as a souvenir - on card. Light metal , shaped like groove with lip; 2 pieces riveted together across one another to form shape of cross.

Maker

Unknown maker

Date Made

WW I

Place Made

Germany

Medium and Materials

Lightweight metal. Aluminum?

Measurements

H 20mm x L 120mm x W 110mm

Subject and Association Keywords

World War I

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Military equipment

Object number

CR1977.671

Copyright Licence  

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