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  • Title
    Hood Collection part II, Box 059, nos. 145-166 : Aviators and aviation, including RAAF DH-50A seaplane, 'Golden Wasp', 'Southern Cross Midget', Hinkler
  • Call number
    ON 204/Box 59/nos. 145-166
  • Level of description
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  • Type of material
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  • Physical Description
    17 negatives - glass - 8 x 11 cm
    5 negatives - film - 8 x 11 cm
  • Scope and Content
    145. Unidentified aviators, two in shorts, one in flying suit
    146-147. Unidentified man (with two other men and a woman) speaks into a microphone, Mascot, 1920s
    148-149. Unidentified biplane with rear seat in enclosed cabin
    150-154. RAAF DH-50A seaplane A8-1, Rose Bay (first RAAF aeroplane to fly beyond Australian territory when it flew to Solomon Islands and Bismarck Archipelago, completed a 13,000 mile internal air route survey in 1927 and was written off after three years following a crash at Cootamundra in July 1929)
    155. Two unidentified pilots with DH 51 'Golden Wasp' registered as VH-UIM to Golden Aircraft, 28 July 1927
    156-160. Pilots with DH 50A G-AUAB first registered 31 July 1924 to the Civil Aviation Authority and later became VH-UAB 'Southern Cross Midget' of Purvis
    161-166. Arrival of Bert Hinkler in 'Avian Cirrus' (Avro Avian with Cirrus engine) (no. 165 includes J. J. Rouse), 26 August 1927
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian - Applies to ON 204/Box 59/nos. 145, 148-155, 159-166
    This material is held in cold storage and requires 3 working days notice to retrieve. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian - Applies to ON 204/Box 59/nos. 146-147, 156-158
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright:
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

    Titles, dates and contents lists in this series based on the Hood register with additional notes by Ted Hood
  • Alphanumeric designations

    Original Hood box unnumbered (quarter plate)
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