[Envelope and correspondence between Mrs Y. M. A. Fowler-Meuser and the Shuttleworth Collection regarding Jean Batten photographs]

The Shuttleworth Collection of Old Warden Aerodrome, Author


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The Shuttleworth Collection of Old Warden Aerodrome, Author
Description
Includes: (1) envelope from original supply of photographs of Jean Batten in Naples, is addressed to [Fred] Meuser (1930s); (2) letter from Mrs Y. M. A. Fowler-Meuser to [Shuttleworth Collection] mentioning her father (Fred Meuser) being stationed in Naples for KLM when Batten had to divert a flight to Naples due to poor weather in Rome, letter also mentions recently finding photographs of Batten amongst old papers and hopes to find a home for the photographs after reading about the return of the [G-ADPR Percival] Gull aircraft to New Zealand (16 September 1995); (3) letter between J Peel (Manager, Shuttleworth Collection) and Mrs Y. M. A. Fowler-Meuser which mentions the Gull already being in New Zealand, the development of a Jean Batten International Terminal at Auckland Airport, and forwarding the photographs to Auckland Airport for preservation and potential display (20 September 1995).
Physical Description
3 leaves ; 21 x 15 cm-29.5 x 21 cm
Media/Materials
Signature/Marks
"Foto agenzia / Napoli / Telefono 25857 / C. P. E. C. 81263 / Via Chiaia, 209" -on envelope. Stamped
Accession No
MSS-2017-22.4
Credit Line
The Shuttleworth Collection of Old Warden Aerodrome. [Envelope and correspondence between Mrs Y. M. A. Fowler-Meuser and the Shuttleworth Collection regarding Jean Batten photographs], MSS-2017-22.4. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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