[Captain Bird reads first telegram of congratulations to Jean Batten and Ron Adair on arrival in Darwin]

Movietone News, Photographer;  C. C. Wakefield and Company Limited, Other contributor; 

May 1934
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Maker and Role
Movietone News, Photographer
C. C. Wakefield and Company Limited, Other contributor
Production Date
May 1934
Description
Showing Batten, Bird and Adair standing outside with an unidentified building in the background. The telegram is captioned to be from C. C. Wakefield and Company's Sydney Branch. Captain Bird was the Manager at C. C. Wakefield and Company's Brisbane branch. Ron Adair was an escort pilot for Jean Batten during her flight from England to Australia in May, 1934.
Physical Description
1 photograph : black and white ; 13.5 x 18.5 cm
Signature/Marks
"23. Miss Batten, Capt Bird (Manager of C.C. Wakefield & Co. Ltd., Brisbane) to left of photograph and Mr. Ron Adair pilot of Wakefield escort plane, reading first telegram of congratulation on her magnificent flight to Australia from C. C. Wakefield & Co. Ltd., Sydney, New South Wales." / "If this photograph is published please acknowledge - C. C. Wakefield & Co., Ltd. And Fox Movietone News." -on verso. Typed
Current Rights
No known copyright restrictions
Accession No
PHO-2017-1.3
Credit Line
Movietone News et al. May 1934. [Captain Bird reads first telegram of congratulations to Jean Batten and Ron Adair on arrival in Darwin], PHO-2017-1.3. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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