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Philip Fowler (1895-1970), the pilot, served as a pilot in WWI. On his return he worked for the New Zealand Air Transport Company in Timaru transporting passengers, and then for Walsh Brothers, Kohimarama, Auckland. This image was probably taken during this time.

Handwritten on the back is "Mother all of a tremble just before going off ground".

Identification

Object type
Image
Archive
P K Fowler
Relation
CA: P K Fowler, Series 3, Envelope 2
Date
circa 1920
Digitisation ID
2019P_Fowler-S3E2_026111
Format
Sepia print
Held In
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