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Negative - De Havilland DH-88 Comet Aeroplane, G-ACSR 'Grosvenor House', Yarra Wharves, West Melbourne, Victoria, 1935 Image Reg. No: MM 001527

Description Of Content:
'Grosvenor House', the de Havilland DH 88 Comet aircraft which won the MacRobertson Centennial Air Race, at Victoria Docks awaiting shipping back to England. Roy King, Jim Pound and Alan Day are standing to the left of the large gear wheel.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from K. Wilkie, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: advertising, aeroplanes, air races, bicycles, celebrations, centennial air race london to melbourne 1934, industrial equipment, jetties, ships, victoria centenary 1934-1935, wharves, winches
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
People Depicted: King, Roy; Pound, Jim; Day, Alan
Organisations Depicted: Victoria Dock; De Haviland Comet
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1935
Photographer: K Wilkie, Victoria, Australia, 1935

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James Kightly Posted on 29 Oct 2014 9:19 AM
Text quotes registration G-ACSR, but should be G-ACSS as per image.

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