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Dr Charles Edward Adams reading an anemometer during Norman Smith's attempt on the land speed record, 1932

Reference Number: PAColl-6203-38

Dr Charles Edward Adams (left), the Government Astronomer, studies his anemometer to assess wind speed during Norman Smith's attempt to break the land speed record in 1932. He is watched by two unidentified men. Taken by an unidentified photographer.

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1 image, related to Dr Charles Edward Adams, Norman Leslie Smith, Astronomers, Anemometer and Automobiles, Racing - Speed records.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance original photographic prints, from the file print collection, Box 3, Reference Number PAColl-6203 (58 digitised items)
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Single photograph

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads: `Wizard (Norman) Smith's attempt on land speed reclord. Enterprise has trial run. Dr C E Adama (left) Dominion astronomer studing his anemometer for wind speed, and important factor in control of trials.

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