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Striking view of the latest British airship.

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Record ID
AWNS-19190508-33-4

Photographer
Central News
Auckland Weekly News Central News Auckland Weekly News
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Date
8 May 1919

Date Period
1910-1919

Subjects
Airships, Gondolas, Aircraft, Engines, Hangars, Airplane propellersAirshipsGondolasAircraftEnginesHangarsAirplane propellers
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Original Format
Photolithograph

Copy Format
Digital image

Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 8 May 1919 p033

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Description
Showing the construction of a British airship in a hangar, looking from the rear forwards with the engine aft and the gondola under the nose. The view shows the rigid skeleton being covered by skin panels. Two men are seen working beneath the ship, and access platforms and supports are visible.