(New Zealand, Australia 30 Mar 1878 – 19 Jun 1953)
- Not on display
- Further information
Maurice Guillaux was a French aviator who made Australia's first air mail delivery in July 1914, from Melbourne to Sydney in a Bleriot monoplane. The journey took 2 ½ days with actual flying time of 9 ¼ hours. Cazneaux has captured the excitement of the occasion as the plane flies over the heads of the assembled spectators.
- gelatin silver photograph, sepia toned
- 11.7 x 20.4 cm image; 19.5 x 31.4 cm sheet
- Signature & date
Signed l.r. sheet, pencil "HCazneaux". Not dated.
- Purchased with funds provided by the Photography Collection Benefactors' Program 2002
- Accession number