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Negative - John R. Duigan in the Workshop, Spring Plains, Mia Mia, Victoria, 1911 Image Reg. No: MM 057516

The Argus, Saturday Jan 28, 1911
Description Of Content:
Press photograph of John R. Duigan in the workshop at Spring Plains where he fabricated parts for his biplane. Published in The Argus newspaper 28 January 1911. The original pine propeller made by John Fulton, a Carlton pattern-maker is seen on the left.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aircraft manufacture, aircraft propellors, aviation, aviation pioneers, anvils, forges, gigs, horsedrawn vehicles, work benches, 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, Jan 1911

Photograph was taken on or before 25 Jan 1911, when a photographer and reporter from'The Argus' visited 'Spring Plains' and witnessed the plane in flight. The photograph was published in 'The Argus', on Saturday 28 Jan 1911. Test flights took place on the creek flats opposite the homestead on the Duigan family property 'Sping Plains', near Mia Mia, central Victoria.
Person Depicted: Mr John Duigan

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