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Photograph - George Rayner, Lockheed Vega, Antarctica, 1928 Image Reg. No: ST 041536

Summary:
UNLOADING A LOCKHEED VEGA AEROPLANE FROM SHIP. AEROPLANE IS MARKED "WILKINS HEARST". THE SHIP IS THE "WILLIAM SCORESBY". PROBABLY TAKEN BY GEORGE RAYNER.
Description Of Content:
Photograph, unloading aeroplane from ship, circa 1929. Aeroplane is marked 'Wilkins Hearst'. The ship is the'William Scoresby'. Probably taken by George Rayner.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs E. Rayner, 1984
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 6.2 cm (Height), 8.8 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, antarctic exploration, antarctic research, antarctica, expeditions, ships
Themes this item is part of: George Rayner, Biologist & Photographer, Antarctica Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: EXPLORATION
Secondary Classification: Antarctic
Tertiary Classification: aircraft
People Depicted: Rayner, George
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place Depicted: Antarctica
Creator: Mr George Rayner, 1927-1939

Biologist with the SS Discovery on investigations in the waters of the Falkland Islands Dependencies. Research included hydrographic surveying and whale marking.
Person Depicted: Sir Hubert Wilkins, 1928-1929

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