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Poster - London Melbourne MacRobertson Race, 1934 Document Reg. No: HT 11042

Summary:
Poster illustrating the flight paths of the London to Melbourne MacRobertson Race, 20 October 1934. Published by The Flying Dutchmen Publishing Co. - The Hague (Holland). The race was part of the celebrations surrounding the Centenary of Victoria in 1934 - 1935.
Description:
Poster showing a map of the world, coloured yellow against a light blue background, on which two flight paths, indicated by red and black and white lines, are drawn from London to Melbourne, across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The "Trajects" printed in two boxes. Black and white photographs of aircraft are located in each corner. Along the lower edge is a list of the races, aircraft and engine and the pilots.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 77.5 cm (Width), 117.0 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, victoria centenary 1934-1935, air races, centennial air race london to melbourne 1934, aircraft navigation
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Title: "LONDON MELBOURNE MACROBERTSON RACE / 20 OCTOBER 1934"

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Place & Date Published: Netherlands, 1934
Date of Event: 20 Oct 1934

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