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Photograph - Three RAF Rangoon Flying Boats in Flight, Victoria, October 1934 Image Reg. No: MM 122172

Summary:
Three Short Rangoon flying boats of No. 203 Squadron RAF which flew from Iraq to Australia in September 1934 as part of the Melbourne Centenary celebrations. Part of a large photographic collection of glass plate and film negatives, photographic prints and photo albums, relating to the development of the electric power supply industry in Victoria, operated by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) from 1919 to 1993 and various predecessor private and municipal power supply enterprises dating back to the late 1880s.
Description Of Content:
Three RAF Short Rangoon flying boats flying over water. Two people are pictured on the right watching the planes. Two wooden structures sit in the middle on the water.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 85 mm (Height), 142 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: melbourne centenary 1935, aeroplanes, aircraft, aviation, crowds, flying boats, air shows, people
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: propeller aircraft - military
Inscriptions: Printed in purple ink on front of photograph: 'OCT 1934'

Printed in blue ink on front of photograph: '1050'

Hand written in pencil on back of photograph: '1050'

Printed in black ink on back of photograph: 'KODAK PRINT'

Printed in grey on the back of photograph: 'VELOX' [repeated]
Model Name/Number: Rangoon
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, Oct 1934

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