Blackout instructions for hotel guests 1915

Servants have strict instructions to close blinds before duskBlackout measures were introduced during the First World War due to the new bomb threat posed to the civilian population from German Zeppelin airship raids. This is just one of several hundred newly digitised original photographs, posters and notices connected with the First World War in Norfolk. The material is all held in the collections of the Norfolk Heritage Centre and over the course of the next few years will be posted on http://www.picture.norfolk.gov.uk (the online picture archive for Norfolk County Council Library and Information Service)

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