[June Winstone, Trevor Hunter, June Summerell and Eva Parkinson escorting Jean Batten while on her New Zealand tour]

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Jul 1934?
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Maker and Role
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Production Date
Jul 1934?
Description
Showing the group in front of an unidentified aircraft on the occasion where they flew down the coast from Wanganui to escort Jean Batten to New Plymouth and then Hawera. Each flying a De Havilland Gipsy Moth. June Winstone also known as Jane Winstone.
Physical Description
1 photograph : black and white ; 20 x 25.5 cm
Signature/Marks
"1936 These four lady pilots flew from Wanganui down the coast to meet Jean Batten as she approached NZ on her epic flight - each with their own planes. From left. June Winstone (shot down over England on ferry trip in Spitfire) Trevor Hunter (now Jim Colway) June Summerell (Mrs June Glen) Eva Parkinson (Mrs Bill Warren)" -on verso. Hand-written
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Accession No
PHO-0192-1.22
Credit Line
Unknown. Jul 1934?. [June Winstone, Trevor Hunter, June Summerell and Eva Parkinson escorting Jean Batten while on her New Zealand tour], PHO-0192-1.22. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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You refer to 'June' Winstone here, it is actually 'Jane'. Also, her engine failed - she wasn't shot down. Reference: https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5w42/winstone-jane

- Melita Farley

Posted on 27-06-2020 02:39:22