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Milton Kent, Photographer
30 May 1934
Showing Jean Batten standing at a microphone on stage addressing crowd of supporters. A group of officials and family surround her on stage. To the far right of the group is Batten's father Captain Harold Frederick Batten. Supporters can be seen surrounding the stage. Speakers at this event included Mr. F. Tyler, acting president of the New South Wales Aero Club; Major Shannon, representing the Governor-General and the Lieutenant Governor of New South Wales, Sir Philip Street; Mr. A. Parkhill Post-master-General, representing the Commonwealth Government; Mr. M. F. Bruxner, Minister of Transport, representing the State Government.
1 photograph : black and white ; 15 x 20 cm
"Part of the Welcome Committee and crowd who surrounded Miss Batten after her safe landing at Mascot Aerodrome Sydney on 30 May 1934" -on verso. Typed
"Photo by Milton Kent Sydney" -on print surface. Embossed
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Milton Kent. 30 May 1934. [Jean Batten addressing the crowd of supporters on her arrival in Mascot, Sydney after the 1934 England - Australia flight], 11-1506. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).