Short flying boat Centaurus, Evans Bay, Wellington, January 1938
Reference Number: 1/2-048518-G
Short S23 Empire flying boat Centaurus about to be refuelled from launch Wild Duck on Evans Bay, Wellington, January 1938. Centaurus, captained by John Burgess, had arrived in Auckland on 27 December 1937 on a survey flight from England for Imperial Airways. Photograph taken by Sydney Charles Smith.
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4.5 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Aircraft. Seaplanes. Centaurus(PFP-024282)
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