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Photograph - Boeing 247D Aeroplane in Hangar, Victoria, Oct 1934 Image Reg. No: MM 122174

Summary:
Image is 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:
Black & white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Boeing 247D aeroplane with 'Warner Bros Comet' written down the side pictured in a hangar at Laverton RAAF Base near Melbourne. Flown by Roscoe Turner & Clyde Pangborn in the 1934 MacRobertson Centenary Air Race finishing in third place. A woman is standing in the foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 90 mm (Height), 145 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: melbourne centenary 1935, aeroplanes, aircraft, air races, centennial air race london to melbourne 1934, air transport, aircraft hangars, people
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: propeller aircraft
Inscriptions: Printed in purple ink on front of photograph: 'OCT 1934'

Printed in blue ink on front of photograph: '1052'

Printed in blue ink on back of photograph: 'K[in a circle] 797'

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

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

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