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TITLE
Loading Mail at the Longman Municipal Aerodrome
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_981_P_19_10_B
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10996
KEYWORDS
aircraft
aeroplanes
Royal Mail
communications
Loading Mail at the Longman Municipal Aerodrome

This photograph shows Captain Edmund Ernest "Ted" Fresson (right) and his wife, Gwen, loading a large quantity of mail bags into a DH Dragon Rapide at the Longman Aerodrome in Inverness. The local postman (left) had just brought the bags from the main post office.

Fresson was the founder and managing director of Highland Airways which operated Britain's first Air Mail service at normal postal rates (between Inverness and Kirkwall).


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Loading Mail at the Longman Municipal Aerodrome

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1930s

aircraft; aeroplanes; Royal Mail; communications

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Airports & Aircraft

This photograph shows Captain Edmund Ernest "Ted" Fresson (right) and his wife, Gwen, loading a large quantity of mail bags into a DH Dragon Rapide at the Longman Aerodrome in Inverness. The local postman (left) had just brought the bags from the main post office.<br /> <br /> Fresson was the founder and managing director of Highland Airways which operated Britain's first Air Mail service at normal postal rates (between Inverness and Kirkwall). <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.<br />