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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1921"

PChadwickR19020126.jpg
A single engine biplane with floats. Sitting on the floats are three men all wearing hats and the two on the left dark overcoats. The man on the right in light suit is j=holding a walking stick. In the background a hangar with doors closed. On the…

PChadwickR19020124.jpg
Rear quarter view of a single engine, single seat biplane with 'AVRO BABY' in large letters on port rear fuselage. In the background a building and trees. On the reverse 'The Avro Baby 1921. The first light aeroplane in the world'.

PChadwickR19020036.jpg
Two men wearing suit, tie and hats standing on the deck of a ship with superstructure behind. The man on the right has a walking stick. On the right on shore a building. On the reverse 'Roy Chadwick and Reg Parrott on Sir Ernest['s vessel, The Quest…

PChadwickR19020011.jpg
Rear quarter view of a single engine, single seat biplane with 'AVRO BABY' in large letters on port rear fuselage. In the background a building and trees. On the reverse 'The Avro Baby, the first true light aeroplane in the world. Designed by Roy…

PChadwickR19020015.jpg
Rear view of a biplane floatplane with a large 'AVRO' on the port rear fuselage. In front of closed hangar door. On the reverse 'The Avro Antarctic 1921, designed and built for Sir Ernest Shackleton'.

PThomasAF20010004.jpg
The first two are the same and are captioned 'possibly on occasion of their Golden Wedding 1921'.
The third photo is wife of Charles Thomas.
All are family members of Arthur Thomas.

ALaphamR160714.mp3
Rosemary Lapham is the daughter of Roy Chadwick CBE, the designer of the Manchester and Lancaster aircraft. She tells her father’s story. Her father was born in 1893 and when he left school at the age of fourteen he became a draughtsman at…
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