Witch Soap Aeroplane with Highgate Hill in background

(1920). Witch Soap Aeroplane with Highgate Hill in background.

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Title Witch Soap Aeroplane with Highgate Hill in background
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1920
Year available 2008
Series Fryer Library University of Queensland Photograph Collection, UQFL466
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; b&w.
Source Fryer Library University of Queensland Photograph Collection, UQFL466, Box 2, AB/P/9
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Formatted Abstract/Summary
Fryer Library University of Queensland Photograph Collection, UQFL466 consist of approximately 1100 photographs relating to the University of Queensland.
Photographs have been arranged in the following series:
• AA: University of Queensland site at George Street
• AB: St Lucia site before the establishment of the University of Queensland
• AC: Buildings and grounds of the University of Queensland
• AD: University of Queensland St Lucia campus buildings other than Great Court
• AE: University of Queensland Non St Lucia Campus Buildings
• AF: University of Queensland grounds
• AG: University of Queensland Library
• AH: University of Queensland ceremonies
• AI: Research, teaching, business, cultural and support facilities of the University of Queensland
• AJ: University of Queensland students
• AK: University of Queensland Alumni (including ceremonies)
• AL: Staff, benefactors and official associates of the University of Queensland
• AM: University of Queensland sports
• AP: University of Queensland honour boards, plaques, etc.
Keyword King, B
University of Queensland -- History
St. Lucia (Qld.) -- History
Airplanes -- Australia -- History
Highgate Hill (Qld.)
Witch Soap
Geographic co-ordinates

153.023057,-27.488689 152.990445,-27.488689 152.990445,-27.507810 153.023057,-27.507810 153.023057,-27.488689

Additional Notes Aeroplane with sign on fuselage 'Witch Soap', St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia, 1920. Note on back of photograph: 1920 - Captain B. King gave pleasure flights from the hill which now forms the central courtyard of the University. [Captain King gave joy flights from the St Lucia hill in a tiny Larkin-Sopwith for three weeks in July 1920. The larger plane in the photograph is a Sopwith Gnu with an enclosed cabin, possibly the aircraft which the children from Ironside school went to inspect on the same hill in 1932.](Information supplied by the St Lucia History Group)

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Created: Mon, 14 Jul 2008, 09:51:23 EST by Rose Wade on behalf of Fryer Library