Pilot Thomas Newman, and others, alongside the first aircraft to land at Nelson, 11 November 1921
Reference Number: 1/2-028836-G
Pilot Thomas Newman, and others, alongside the first aircraft to land at Nelson. Shows the Avro 504 K in the background. Possibly also shows Captain Fowler, the accompanying aviator, and T Ranesh, the mechanic. Photograph taken on the 11th of November, 1921, at Brightwater, by Frederick Nelson Jones.
Jones, Frederick Nelson, 1881-1962 :Negatives of the Nelson district, Reference Number PAColl-3051 (286 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: The Avro belonged to the NZ Aero Transport Company, Timaru, forerunner of Mt Cook Airlines. (Information from back of file print)
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Aircraft. Biplanes. Avro 504 K. 1921(PFP-014435)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Mr T Newman flies from Wellington to Brightwater. Nelson NZ 11.11.21 F N Jones
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