Print, Photographic, 'Faith in Australia', Waikareao Estuary, Tauranga

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Description
An unmounted velox vernacular print showing a monoplane on beach surrounded by on- lookers. Small boy in foreground. Plane has 'Faith in Australia' on side of fuselage. On reverse writing illegible. The Bay of Plenty Times of 29 Dec 1933 reported landing. Plane was an Avro 10 machine of Fokker design powered by 3 Wright Whirlwind 7 cylinder engines. Cruising speed 100 m.p.h. Seated 14 passengers.
Production place
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Measurements
52mm (height) 82mm (width)
Accession number
0211/08

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