The Photographic Library at the AHM of WA is a vast treasure of photographic images from all periods of aviation history. We currently have over 32,000 images in all forms from glass plate negatives, nitrate & cellulose negatives, slides (colour & B/W), photos and computer scans. The vast majority come from private collections and most haven't been published before.
In the collection there are images from the dawn of aviation in W.A, Australia and the World, WWI aircraft (including a rare selection of prototypes of RFC/RAF and French aircraft) both from the Western Front and the Middle East, England and even the Italian Front. There is also post war civil and military, WWII (all fronts) and post WWII to current times (civil & military). These photos are all under copyright to the Museum and can only be published with due recognition to their source.
These photos can be purchased from the Museum as the Museum's Photo No. is shown next to each photo, if no number is shown it's from my own personal collection. The Museum's address and details are as below:
Aviation Heritage Museum of WA
Bull Creek Drive
Bull Creek WA 6149
Phone: (08) 9311-4470
Fax : (08) 9311-4455
Please mark all correspondence attention to the Photographic Library or myself.
Mick Mirkovic, Photographic Librarian, AHM of WA
P022916 - 24 Squadron (Hawks) Indian Air Force, Pune, India c.2009. Sukhoi Su-30MKI SB 008 wearing 65th Anniversary markings.
P022920 - 103 Squadron, 1 Wing, Royal Thai Air Force, Korat, Thailand c.2010. Unknown F-16B Fighting Falcon in 20th Anniversary scheme.
P023249 - 140 'Osprey' Squadron, Republic of Singapore Air Foece, Amberley 17 Sept 2010. F-16D Block 52, #639 takeing off.
P023629 - Charlie Pratt, Geelong c.1923. Headon view of the newly acquired DH.6 C7625.
Some more cleaning up of the miscellaneous items, this time we have a mixed group of Mordern types from our neighbours and early DH.6 photos in OZ (Steve - Editor).
Copies of any of these can be ordered from the Museum as above by writing to their address for information on sizes available and prices etc. Quote the above 'P' reference nos with any enquiries to identify items required. (Steve)
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