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Photograph - Lowering Lockheed Vega Float Plane from Ship, Wilkins Hearst Antarctic Expedition, by George Rayner, Port Lockroy, Antarctica, circa 1929 Image Reg. No: ST 041511

Summary:
PHOTOGRAPH; UNLOADING AEROPLANE FITTED WITH FLOATS FROM SHIP, CIRCA 1929. AEROPLANE MARKED "WILKINS HEARST ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION" AND "LOCKHEED AIRCRAFT CO. LOS ANGELES U.S.A." AND "VEGA X3903". PHOTOGRAPH PROBABLY TAKEN BY GEORGE RAYNER IN ANTARCTICA.
Description Of Content:
Unloading aeroplane fitted with floats from ship, circa 1929. Aeroplane marked 'Wilkins Hearst Antarctic expedition' and'Lockheed Aircraft Co. Los Angeles U.S.A.' and'vega x3903'. Photograph probably taken by George Rayner in Antarctica.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs E. Rayner, 1984
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 8 cm (Height), 11 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, antarctic exploration, antarctic research, antarctica, expeditions, seaplanes, 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: sea transport
People Depicted: Rayner, George
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place Depicted: Port Lockroy, Antarctica
Creator: Mr George Rayner, Port Lockroy, Antarctica, 1928-1929

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

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