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TITLE
Toasting the new Air Mail Service, 1934
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_986_36_7A
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
29 May 1934
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11016
KEYWORDS
post
royal mail
communications
airlines
Toasting the new Air Mail Service, 1934

This is a photograph of the ceremony to mark the inaugural flight of Britain's first Air Mail service at normal postal rates. The location is the hangers at the Longman Municipal Aerodrome on the outskirts of Inverness.

From left to right:
1 - Dr Alexander
2 - Provost MacEwen
3 - Mr Smith Laing, Town Clerk of Inverness
4 - General Sir Frederick Williamson, Director of Postal Services in the UK
5 - Provost MacKenzie
6 - Captain Ernest Edmund "Ted" Fresson, founder of Highland Airways
7 - Robert Donald - Managing Director of MacRae & Dick
8 - ?
9 - ?


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Toasting the new Air Mail Service, 1934

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1930s

post; royal mail; communications; airlines

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

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This is a photograph of the ceremony to mark the inaugural flight of Britain's first Air Mail service at normal postal rates. The location is the hangers at the Longman Municipal Aerodrome on the outskirts of Inverness.<br /> <br /> From left to right:<br /> 1 - Dr Alexander<br /> 2 - Provost MacEwen<br /> 3 - Mr Smith Laing, Town Clerk of Inverness<br /> 4 - General Sir Frederick Williamson, Director of Postal Services in the UK<br /> 5 - Provost MacKenzie<br /> 6 - Captain Ernest Edmund "Ted" Fresson, founder of Highland Airways<br /> 7 - Robert Donald - Managing Director of MacRae & Dick<br /> 8 - ?<br /> 9 - ? <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.