Photographs relating to Sir Charles Kingsford Smith – Fact sheet 197
'Southern Cross', the Fokker F7 which Sir Charles Kingsford Smith used to cross the Pacific in 1928
The National Archives holds a large collection of photographs relating to Australian pioneer aviator Sir Charles Kingsford Smith. Many are held in the photographic collections of the Australian Overseas Information Service (AOIS) and are being progressively added to the PhotoSearch database. Searches using terms such as 'kingsford smith' or 'southern cross' will identify captions and enable you to view images that have been placed on PhotoSearch.
If you are using the online version of this fact sheet you can view the photographs listed by selecting the individual item links.
Photographs relating to Sir Charles Kingsford Smith held in Canberra
| ||Title or description of record||Date range||Series number|
|Kingsford Smith – in cockpit of the plane||undated||A1200, L16620|
|Southern Cross at Eagle Farm airport||undated||A1200, L18095|
|Kingsford Smith, Sir Charles (portrait)||undated||A1200, L18548|
|Kingsford Smith with Sir Hubert Wilkins||undated||A1200, L18549|
|Sir Charles Kingsford Smith's Southern Cross at Mascot Airport||undated||A1200, L20537|
|Sir Charles Kingsford Smith's Southern Cross at Mascot Airport||undated||A1200, L20538|
|Southern Cross – Fokker F7 used by Kingsford Smith to cross the Pacific in 1928 – flying near Canberra||1928||A1200, L27005|
|Southern Cross flying near Canberra||1928||A1200, L27011|
|Southern Cross housed at Eagle Farm Airport. Brisbane||undated||A1200, L27046|
|Lyon, Ulm, Kingsford Smith and Warner after first Pacific flight||1928||A1200, L36324|
|With Lyons, Ulm, and Hart near Southern Cross||not dated||A1200, L36325|
|Sir Charles Kingsford Smith's chronometer||undated||A1200, L52574|
|Kingsford Smith, Southern Cross||undated||A1200, L96364|
|John Ulm (son of co-pilot Charles Ulm), Captain Harry Lyon (navigator), Harry Warner (radio operator) and Wilfred Kingsford-Smith (brother of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith) at Brisbane's Eagle Farm airport for the unveiling of a memorial to the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross across the Pacific from the US||1958||A1200, L27047|
* Most photographs within these series are not individually dated. The images of Kingsford Smith and his historic flights appear to have been added to these series many years after they were taken. Where this has occurred, the date of the photograph can only be estimated from a knowledge of the events depicted.