Sandringham flying boat


Sandringham flying boat

Object number


About this object

Passenger being greeted while Captain J.W.Burgess watches on. For more information on the Whites Aviation collection of negatives housed at the Alexander Turnbull Library, follow this link: <a href="" target="_blank">Whites Aviation negative number: 11281</a>

Maker & role

Whites Aviation Limited

Object type

Date made


Place made

Mechanics Bay



1 photograph : black and white : 16.5 x 22 cm

Subject & association description

Aviation/New Zealand,Tasman Empire Airways Limited,Short Sandringham,Seaplanes


Whites Aviation collection

Credit line

Whites Aviation Limited. (1940). [Sandringham flying boat]. Ref: 14-5906. Whites Aviation Collection. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

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