Model 'flying boat' at the Science Museum

Made:
1935-12-04 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Edward George Malindine

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Model 'flying boat' at the Science Museum A photograph of a man looking at a model 'flying boat', taken at the Science Museum, London
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A photograph of a man looking at a model 'flying boat', at the Science Museum, London, taken in December 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.

The model is that of an Imperial Airways 'Short Empire' S.23 flying boat. Imperial Airways was founded in 1924 to develop air communications between Britain and the Empire. The 'Short Empire' flying boat first went into service in 1936, on the route between Britain and Australia.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/E06355
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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