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Negative - De Havilland DH-88 Comet Aeroplane G-ACSR, MacRobertson Centennial Air Race, Refueling in Darwin, Fannie Bay, Northern Territory, 1934 Image Reg. No: MM 001448

Description Of Content:
The De Havilland Comet (G-ACSR) flown by Cathcart Jones and Ken Waller refueling in Darwin while competing in the MacRobertson Centennial Air Race. Cathcart Jones is standing on the wing. W. Grant, Vestey's local representative, is the man in the white suit. Scott and Campbell Black, who won the race, flew the distance in just under three days.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr T. Gilchrist, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, air races, celebrations, centennial air race london to melbourne 1934, fuel pumps, victoria centenary 1934-1935
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
Tertiary Classification: propeller aircraft
People Depicted: Grant, W.
Organisations Depicted: Macrobertson's Air Race; De Haviland Comet; Campbell Black; Scott
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Fannie Bay, Northern Territory, Australia, 1934
Person Depicted: Owen Cathcart Jones, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, 1934

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