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TEAL air terminal with Solent flying boat in pontoon dock, Evans Bay, 31 December 1951

Reference Number: PA1-o-014-277

View of the Tasman Empire Airways Ltd's (TEAL) flying boat terminal, Evans Bay, Wellington. The teminal building is on the left. The first solent flying boat is in the pontoon mooring. Cars are parked on the street and on the reclaimed land in front of the terminal building. People are gathered at the entrance to the pontoon mooring. Photographed by George Leslie Adkin on the 31st of December 1951.

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1 image, related to Tasman Empire Airways Ltd, Evans Bay, Automobiles - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Harbours - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Seaplanes, Reclamation of land - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Cities and towns - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Waterfronts - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Airports - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Adkin album 19, Reference Number PA1-o-014 (17 digitised items)
Adkin, George Leslie :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua, Reference Number PAColl-0844 (165 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 10.7 x 6.2 cm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures42. Hutt Co. Eastbourne(PFP-027961)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Solent flying-boat in pontoon dock for first time - from hillside opposite.

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