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TITLE
Air Mail Ceremony, Inverness, 1934
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_986_36_3
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
29 May 1934
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11013
KEYWORDS
post
royal mail
communications
airlines
aircraft
aeroplanes
Air Mail Ceremony, Inverness, 1934

This photograph shows General Sir Frederick Williamson, KCB, Postmaster General, (holding a hat and gloves) making a speech on the morning of 29 May 1934 at the Longman Aerodrome, Inverness, prior to the inaugral flight of Britain's first internal scheduled airmail service at normal postal rates.

On the left is Provost Mackenzie. Behind them are other dignitaries including Captain Edmund Ernest "Ted" Fresson (wearing plus fours). Fresson was the founder and managing director of Highland Airways which operated the service.


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Air Mail Ceremony, Inverness, 1934

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1930s

post; royal mail; communications; airlines; aircraft; aeroplanes

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Airports & Aircraft

This photograph shows General Sir Frederick Williamson, KCB, Postmaster General, (holding a hat and gloves) making a speech on the morning of 29 May 1934 at the Longman Aerodrome, Inverness, prior to the inaugral flight of Britain's first internal scheduled airmail service at normal postal rates. <br /> <br /> On the left is Provost Mackenzie. Behind them are other dignitaries including Captain Edmund Ernest "Ted" Fresson (wearing plus fours). Fresson was the founder and managing director of Highland Airways which operated the service. <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.