The journalist Iris Dexter standing under the starboard engine of a Douglas C-47 aircraft. Taken ...

Place Oceania: Australia, Queensland, North Queensland, Townsville, Magnetic Island
Accession Number P05161.017
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Isaacson, Barbara Joan
Date made February-March 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

The journalist Iris Dexter standing under the starboard engine of a Douglas C-47 aircraft. Taken by Joan Isaacson as an Army Directorate of Public Relations photographer, during a trip to Queensland and the Atherton Tablelands to document the work of the women's services in early 1943. The touring party also included the journalists Connie Robertson, Patricia Knox and Rita Dunstan.