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Negative - ANA Avro X, Essendon, Victoria, 1931-1932 Image Reg. No: MM 7510

Description Of Content:
People boarding an Avro X aeroplane belonging to Australian National Airways at Essendon airfield. ANA operated the first regular scheduled air service between Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Tasmania in 1931-32. The airline was established by Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm. ANA ceased operations in 1932 following the loss of the 'Southern Cloud' in March 1931 and the general effect of the Depression.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Kenneth Shepherd, 1988
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, airfields, aviation, bicycles, airlines, passenger aircraft, air transport
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Air Travel
Tertiary Classification: passengers
Organisations Depicted: Southern Cross
Model Name/Number: X
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1931-1932

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