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Waltzing Matilda, G-AGXA, with civil registration markings, Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport, New South Wales, 1946 / G.N. Wikner
Bib ID 7578110
Format PicturePicture [still image, sheet]
Author
Wikner, G. N. (Geoffrey Neville), 1904-1990, photographer
 
Description 1946 
1 photograph : black and white ; 13.9 x 21.5 cm 
Series

Flight of the Halifax, Waltzing Matilda, between England and Australia, and family photographs, 1946-1959.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on inscription and reference sources.

In: Flight of the Halifax, Waltzing Matilda, between England and Australia, and family photographs, 1946-1959.

Inscriptions: "The much decorated nose of 'Waltzing Matilda' showing the aeroplane's proud record of operational trips indicated by small bombs has now an additional adornment showing its route to Australia carrying the 'Flying family'. The name of each staging post can be seen in the photograph."--Typed noted attached on lower right margin of page.

Condition: Stained, yellowing.

Published in: Flight of the Halifax : the biography of Captain G. N. Wikner, Australian pioneer aviator / compiled by Norman Mitchell. New Lambton, N.S.W. : K.V. Wikner, 1993, plate facing page 164.

Subjects Halifax (Bomber) -- Photographs.  |  Airplanes -- New South Wales -- Kingsford-Smith Airport (Sydney) -- Photographs.  |  Airports -- New South Wales -- Kingsford-Smith Airport (Sydney) -- Photographs.  |  Aeronautics -- Australia -- Flights -- Photographs.  |  Kingsford-Smith Airport (Sydney, N.S.W.) -- Photographs.
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