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Negative - Ghost of John Duigan With Biplane Under Construction in Shed, Spring Plains, Mia Mia, Victoria, 1909 Image Reg. No: MM 057535

Description Of Content:
Biplane built by John & Reg Duigan at Spring Plains Station, Mia Mia in 1909-1910. This early view inside the specially-built shed shows the wing which was built of mountain ash and red pine. The dihedral of the outer wing panels is evident. The ghosted image of John Duigan is the result of a double exposure.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, aircraft, aircraft manufacture, aircraft wings, aviation, aviation pioneers, biplanes, experimental aircraft, hangars, workshops
Themes this item is part of: Designing & Building the First Australian Aircraft, John Duigan's Military Service, Centenary of Australian Aviation, John Robertson Duigan MC, Pioneering Aviator (1882-1951), Reginald Charles Duigan, Pioneering Aviator & Inventor (1888-1966), Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft Manufacture
Tertiary Classification: workshops
People Depicted: Duigan, John R.
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1909

Photographer unknown - possibly a John Duigan self portrait.
Person Depicted: Mr John Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia
Maker of Item Depicted: Mr John Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1909-1910

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