Aviatrix Jean Batten being interviewed after her flight from England to Australia

Location: Archerfield, Brisbane, Australia


Date: May 1934


Description: Miss Batten is pictured in the centre, holding her black kitten mascot. She is wearing her aviator helmet, goggles, overalls and jacket. Mrs W. E. Gardner standing on the left, is wearing an aviator helmet and goggles plus a full-length fur coat. Mrs H. B. Bonney, standing to the right, is wearing aviator helmet and goggles with a leather jacket and overalls. A gentleman from Radio 4BC stands behind Miss Batten holding a microphone. The QANTAS sign can be seen on the shed in the background.


View this image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/63994

Information about State Library of Queensland's collection: pictureqld.slq.qld.gov.au/


  • Scott Kraft PRO 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Goggles, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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