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Aeroplane designed and built by Archibald Richardson with Harold Eagle and Leslie Hankie, 1916 / photographs collected by Harold Eagle

Call numbers

PXB 449 , ON 429

Record identifier

YK5QdzMn

Aeroplane designed and built by Archibald Richardson with Harold Eagle and Leslie Hankie, 1916 / photographs collected by Harold Eagle

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Aeroplane designed and built by Archibald Richardson with Harold Eagle and Leslie Hankie, 1916 / photographs collected by Harold Eagle

Full title

Aeroplane designed and built by Archibald Richardson with Harold Eagle and Leslie Hankie, 1916 / photographs collected by Harold Eagle

Date

1916

Call Numbers

PXB 449 , ON 429

Record Identifier

YK5QdzMn
Physical Description

Contents

6 photographic prints - 12.5 x 16.7 cm or smaller - gelatin silver

4 negatives - 12 x 16.4 cm (half of 1 negative missing) - glass

1 p. textual materials - A3 - printed

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Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Created befroe 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

Physical Access Conditions

Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian : ON 429

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

PXB 449 (photographic prints)
1. Harold Eagle in the cockpit of the aeroplane in the backyard of the house in Burwood Road, Enfield (which adjoined the brickyard where the aeroplane had its preliminary tests), early 1916
2. At Richmond, late 1916; left to right: Harold “Curly” Eagle with hand on wheel, Archie Richardson, person unknown to N...

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Full title

Aeroplane designed and built by Archibald Richardson with Harold Eagle and Leslie Hankie, 1916 / photographs collected by Harold Eagle

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Date note

Dated by the donor

Published information

ON 304/no. 2 and PXB 449/no. 1 published in: “Flying into history – 58 years late”, Aeroplane Press, vol. 32, no. 24, Wed 12 June 1974

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Mr Norman Eagle, 1977
Pic.Acc.3889

Administrative / Biographical history

The twin row rotary aero engine was designed by Archibald (Archie) Richardson (b. 1886?) probably in 1912. The engine was not a copy of existing technology although it used parts already available to cut costs.
In 1913, Richardson, together with his brother Mervyn and friends Harold Eagle, Leslie Hankie (b. ca 1894) and Ted Sparks, built an aer...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXB 449 , ON 429

Record Identifier

YK5QdzMn

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Reference code

824708

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