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Photograph of Kingsford Smith with Minister for Defence handing over the "Southern Cross" aircraft at Richmond, NSW, 1935

Photographed in Richmond, New South Wales, 1935.
Photograph, black and white, Charles Kingsford Smith handing over the Southern Cross, paper, photographer unknown, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia, 1935

Landscape format black and white photograph of Charles Kingsford Smith shaking hands with the Minister for Defence. There are three men in the background. Kingsford Smith and a man behind wear military uniforms. Parts of an aircraft can be seen in the background. The photograph has been signed by those in the photograph. On the back of the photograph is a newspaper cutting of the photograph.
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