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Bag used to transfer oil on Southern Cross Jubilee air mail Tasman flight 15th May 1935, C. Kingsford Smith, P.G. Taylor, John S.W. Stannage [realia]
Bib ID 2863541
Format ObjectObject [realia]
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Description [ca. 1935] 
1 briefcase : leather ; 10 x 40 x 25.5 cm. 
Notes

Title inscribed into leather lid of briefcase.

Signatures of Kingsford-Smith, Taylor and Stannage inscribed into leather lid of briefcase.

Crome Collection.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-139491443

For further information see: The Caesar of the skies : the life story of Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith, M.C., A.F.C. / by Beau Sheil in collaboration with Colin Simpson. London : Cassell, 1937. Ch. 22.

A40004414.

Exhibited: Australian Icons, Hist. Houses Trust of N.S.W., 1992.

Subjects Kingsford-Smith, Charles, 1897-1935 -- Miscellanea.  |  Stannage, John -- Miscellanea.  |  Taylor, P. G. (Patrick Gordon), 1896-1966 -- Miscellanea.  |  Southern Cross (Airplane)  |  Air pilots -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Briefcases -- Australia.  |  Airplanes -- Equipment and supplies.  |  Object -- Loan 1992.
Occupation Aviators.
Form/genre Bags.
Exhibited Exhibited: "National Treasures from Australia's Great Libraries". Touring exhibition December 2005 - August 2007, organised by the National Library of Australia.  Exhibited: "Nation", National Museum of Australia, commencing 11 March 2001. 

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