Photograph - Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith Landing

Production date
1928
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Depicts a crowd around Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith's aircraft, the 'Southern Cross' at the QANTAS Airport in Brisbane. The numbers '1985' appear on one of the wings.
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CH classification PHOTOGRAPHS Events aviation event
History and use
This image was taken at the QANTAS airport in Brisbane in 1928. Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith had just made aviation history after flying from San Francisco to Honolulu, then to Fiji (the longest flight over open ocean) and finally to Brisbane.

From the collection of early 20th Century freelance photographer, Mr Fred Port.
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H4175

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