Chemical warfare demonstration, WW1

Chemical warfare demonstration, WW1

C003/7455 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 15.7MB

Downloadable file size: 701.4KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Chemical warfare demonstration during the First World War. Picture posed in France by US troops, near front line trenches, to illustrate the effects of the toxic, chlorine-containing, phosgene gas. Phosgene disrupts gas exchange in the lungs, causing death from asphyxia. The soldier at left is not wearing a gas mask, while the ones at centre and right are wearing these devices that protect them from the effect of the gas. Photographed in 1918.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1910s, 1918, 1st, 20th century, adult, american, battlefield, bayonets, black-and-white, caucasian, chemical warfare, culture, demonstration, dying, fatal, fighting, first world war, gas, gas exchange, gas mask, gas masks, guns, historical, history, human, male, man, men, military, monochrome, people, person, phosgene gas, pulmonary distress, respiration, respiratory, soldier, soldiers, suffocating, the great war, trench warfare, trenches, us, world war 1, world war one, ww1, wwi

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.