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A group onboard sea sled 'Miss England', 1922. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes.

A group onboard sea sled 'Miss England', 1922. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes.

2-695-935 - Kirk & Sons of Cowes/Heritage-Images
            

Claude Grahame-White in his experimental 45-foot power sledge, 'Miss England', 3 Sept 1922. 'Miss England' was built of wood by the Cowes firm of S.E. Saunders in 1921. Claude Grahame-White (1879 - 1959) was an English pioneer of aviation, and the first to make a night flight, during the Daily Mail-sponsored 1910 London to Manchester air race.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0860001426
  1. 2-695-935
  1. 2695935
  1. Y1996
  1. F/73/QP

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 6129x4322
File Size : 25869kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Kirk & Sons of Cowes, attributed to: British; English: Photography Studio
Subject
  1. Claude Grahame-White: British: aviator
People Related
  1. William Umpleby Kirk: British; English: Photographer
  2. Arthur Henry Kirk: British; English: Photographer
  3. Edgar WP Kirk: British; English: Photographer
Medium
  1. Photograph

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