Saturday, June 30, 2012

Back Garden Ruined by Zeppelin


During WW1 several zeppelins were shot down over the UK. This provided 
Mrs. Lewis and family an opportunity for a nice group photo in September 1916 (The Nationaal Archief, The Hague).

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31 comments:

  1. Very cool picture! I love that they got the whole family out to pose in front of it!

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  2. That would be a bit too close to the house for comfort for me!

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  3. Probably came down at night. It must have been a wild site to see!

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  5. The people posing in front of the photographer probably reaceived a lot of money from Zeppelin's insurance :-)

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