Digitised Image

Pilot Thomas Newman, and others, alongside the first aircraft to land at Nelson, 11 November 1921

Reference Number: 1/2-028838-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 Stoke, by Frederick Nelson Jones.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Captain Fowler, Thomas Newman, T Ranesh, NZ Aero Transport Company, Stoke, Avro airplanes and Air pilots.

Part of:
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-014436)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: Capt Fowler flies from Wellington to Stoke with Mr T Newman. 11.11.21 FNJones 3

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