Portrait of Jean Batten
Donald McIntosh, Photographer
This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in circa 1934. The place where it was made is unknown.
About the Work
Jean Gardner Batten, CBE, OSC (15 September 1909 – 22 November 1982) was a New Zealand aviatrix. Born in Rotorua, she became the best-known New Zealander of the 1930s, internationally, by making a number of record-breaking solo flights across the world. She made the first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand in 1936.
Image 216 x 168mm
silver gelatin print
Close up black and white photo of Jean Batten. She is looking slightly towards the camera and to the right. She is wearing a white shirt, white aviator hat and goggles on her forehead. Her signature is written across the lower right corner of the image.
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Mrs E Neilson, Whanganui, 1994
27 Sep 1994