Historical information

Flying goggles possibly used by a member of the Flying Corps in the First or Second World War. Unlike other examples, this set does not have fur lined interior suggesting that it may have been used by ground crew rather than those at altititude.

Physical description

Goggles constructed of various materials: rubber edging, metal frames, plastic lens, canvas sides and elastic strap attached via metal buckles. Rubber hand stitched to convas sides. Lens cracked and yellowed in centre.