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Women waiting for Captain George Hood and Lieutenant John R Moncrieff to arrive from their trans-Tasman flight, Trentham racecourse, [10 January 1928]

Reference Number: EP-5950-1/4-G

A group of women and a girl sit on a stand at Trentham racecourse, waiting for the arrival of Captain George Hood and Lieutenant John R Moncrieff from their trans-Tasman flight in the aeroplane Aotearoa. Photograph taken on 10 January 1928 by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to George Hood, John Robert Moncrieff, Aotearoa (Aeroplane), Trentham Race Course (Wellington), Trentham, Women and Fashion.

Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: George Hood and John Moncrieff took off from Richmond, Sydney, in the Aotearoa on the afternoon of 10 January 1928, bound for Trentham. Little is known of the flight, but the Aotearoa failed to arrive. The day ended in tragedy.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Moncrieff, J R. Associations. 1928(PFP-031120)

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