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Images of aftermath of Zeppelin raid blended with modern day photos of Woodbridge as part of new exhibition

19:01 06 November 2014

Blended photograph shows the funeral following the 1915 Zeppelin raid

Blended photograph shows the funeral following the 1915 Zeppelin raid

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Blended images combining photographs from the aftermath of a Zeppelin raid on Woodbridge in 1915 with the modern day scenes are the centrepiece of a striking new display.

Blended photograph shows the aftermath of a Zeppelin raid in Woodbridge in 1915.Blended photograph shows the aftermath of a Zeppelin raid in Woodbridge in 1915.

The exhibition at University Campus Suffolk, presented by the history team, also includes a blended photograph of the funeral which took place after the bombing on the night of August 12.

The town was targeted by a Naval Zeppelin L10 that evening. Six people were killed and 23 injured.

As well as the images, people can view extracts from the diary of teenager Ruby Hayward, who witnessed the events of that “terrible night”. The free exhibition, which has also been supported by Woodbridge Museum, is showing in the foyer of UCS’s Waterfront building until November 12.

History lecturer, Edward Packard, said: “It’s quite striking visually but we have noticed since it has been up that people are looking at the pictures and then reading what it was about.”

3 comments

  • I did a series of Woodbridge then and now pictures back in about 2010ish. They are available to view on Flickr website. Just google wisbey Woodbridge then and now. Please feel free to have a look and comments would be really welcome. Thanks.

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    richie w

    Friday, November 7, 2014

  • will the pictures be on show in Woodbridge at all?

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    Paul Adams

    Friday, November 7, 2014

  • Nice to see dear old Ipswich, as we are so far away over in Aust, hope to be home one day, Reg

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    IXL

    Thursday, November 6, 2014

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