Samoa. Flight Lieutenant Wallingford and his moth seaplane.

Samoa. Flight Lieutenant Wallingford and his moth seaplane.
Date
1930
Ref
PA1-o-795-17-3
Description

The Gipsy Moth Seaplane brought to Samoa with the Dunedin. Flight Lieutenant Sidney Wallingford and another man can be seen on the fusilage leaning on the wing talking. They are watched from the surrounding warves by a crowd.

Flight Lieutennant Sydney Wallingford's job was to locate Mau encampments in the forest. The plane was equiped with a wireless set which enabled him to communicate with his operational headquaters in morse code.

Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Gelatin silver print 6.7 x 11.1 cm mounted on album page

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Part of
Gleeson, Francis Joseph 1908-1993 :Album of photographs of the Mau uprising, Western Samoa, 1930 / Scenes in Western Samoa during the Mau uprising
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Gelatin silver print 6.7 x 11.1 cm mounted on album page
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