Photograph album of airplanes by Harold Lord Piper

Harold Lord Piper, Creator

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Maker and Role
Harold Lord Piper, Creator
Production Date
Photograph album compiled by Harold Lord Piper during time as test pilot for Shorts Brothers & Harland Limited in Belfast. Piper was based Short Brothers chief test pilot from 1938 - 1948. Aircraft in album were converted or built at Short Brothers in Belfast in late 1930s.

First leaf : Recto includes three black and white photographic prints of the test flight of the second prototype of Handley Page H.P.52 Hampden, the original H.P. 53 Hereford, registration number L7271. Images taken in 1937 at Belfast, Ireland. Verso of first leaf are three black and white images of L7271 in flight.

Second leaf: two black and white prints of Handley Page H.P.53 Hereford, registration number L6002 in flight. Verso three black and white prints of L6002 grounded.

Third leaf: Recto close up of cockpit controls. Verso is blank.

Fourth leaf: Three black and white prints of Bristol Bombay Mk I aircraft registration L5808 in flight. Aircraft was built by the Short Brothers & Harland Ltd at Sydenham, Belfast. Verso of leaf is three black and white prints of L5808.

Fifth leaf: Recto three black and white prints of L5808. Including print of L5808 in front of Short and Harland Limited. Verso is one print of Bristol Bombay Mk 1 L5811 on tarmac.
Physical Description
1 volume : black and white ; 33 cm.
Current Rights
No known copyright restrictions
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Credit Line
Harold Lord Piper. 1930s. Photograph album of airplanes by Harold Lord Piper, 03/025/001. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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