Jean Batten with the De Havilland Gipsy Moth G-AARB

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About this object
A photograph of Jean Batten holding her black cat Buddy, whilst standing with two other men. There is an aircraft in the background. This is likely to be the De Havilland Gipsy Moth G-AARB that she flew from England to Australia in 1933, setting a women's record of 10,500 miles in 14 days, 22 hours and 30 minutes. There are people in the background looking at the aircraft.

Photographer, Dave Williams.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph on card with three other photographs.
Height x Width: 80 x 106mm
Height x Width: 203 x 268mm
Subject person
Subject period
Display location
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, W322 (b)
Credit Line
gifted by H J Williams
Other number(s)
W322 (b), 78207

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