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Fine Art Print : Smoke hood, 1880s C017 / 6875

Smoke hood, 1880s C017  /  6875



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Smoke hood, 1880s C017 / 6875

Smoke hood. 19th-century artwork of a smoke hood used by workers such as firemen to prevent asphyxiation by smoke. This design dates from 1880. The wood engraving is from circa 1888

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Media ID 9341997

© BILDAGENTUR-ONLINE/TH FOTO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

1880 1888 Apparatus Breathing Apparatus Demonstrate Demonstrating Device Health And Safety Preventative Prevention Protective Worker Air Supply Asphyxiation Fireman


A2 (42x59cm) Fine Art Print

Step back in time with our exquisite Fine Art Print from Media Storehouse, featuring the captivating image of a Smoke Hood from the 1880s. This vintage wood engraving, sourced from BILDAGENTUR-ONLINE/TH FOTO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY, offers a glimpse into the past, showcasing the essential protective gear used by workers during the 19th century. The intricate details of the smoke hood design are beautifully preserved in this fine art print, making it a mesmerizing addition to any home or office decor. Bring history to life with this timeless piece.

Our Fine Art Prints are printed on 100% acid free, PH neutral paper with archival properties. This printing method is used by museums and art collections to exhibit photographs and art reproductions. Hahnemühle certified studio for digital fine art printing. Printed on 308gsm Photo Rag Paper.

Our fine art prints are high-quality prints made using a paper called Photo Rag. This 100% cotton rag fibre paper is known for its exceptional image sharpness, rich colors, and high level of detail, making it a popular choice for professional photographers and artists. Photo rag paper is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print. If you can afford to spend more on a higher quality paper, then Photo Rag is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print.

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 34cm x 59.4cm (13.4" x 23.4")

Estimated Product Size is 42cm x 59.4cm (16.5" x 23.4")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


EDITORS COMMENTS
This print showcases a remarkable piece of 19th-century technology - the smoke hood. Designed in 1880, this ingenious apparatus was used by workers, particularly firemen, to safeguard themselves from the perils of smoke inhalation. The wood engraving featured in this artwork is believed to be from around 1888. Intriguingly demonstrating its functionality, a Caucasian male can be seen wearing the protective device with utmost seriousness. This historical illustration serves as a testament to human ingenuity and technological advancements during that era. The smoke hood's purpose was simple yet vital - preventing asphyxiation caused by inhaling toxic fumes while working in hazardous environments. As occupational safety became increasingly important, this preventative measure played an essential role in ensuring worker well-being. This monochrome image not only captures a significant moment in history but also highlights the importance of health and safety equipment throughout time. It symbolizes how individuals have consistently strived to protect themselves against potential dangers encountered on their professional journeys. As we gaze upon this mesmerizing photograph print, we are reminded of the progress made over centuries in creating innovative solutions for preserving human life amidst challenging circumstances.

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