Vickers Vimy arriving in Darwin – Judith Wirtz

These photographs show the Vickers Vimy arriving in Darwin, 1919.
Text reads:

Completion of first England to Australia air-flight. Prize 10,000 pounds.

Photographs were taken by Ernest Arthur Hiscock (Judith’s uncle). Ernest was born in North Adelaide on 21st January 1895 and died in Saigon on 27th June 1929. Ernest worked as a telegraphist for the Eastern Extension Cable Company and would have been in regular contact with overseas communications. Private collection.

Donated by: Judith Wirtz