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Oxford University Air Squadron (1929)

Photo Album

Published: 1930

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Oxford University student (New College) Photo Album, 1928-30, W.H.Felling, captioned,  80 pages, 290 x 260mm, 2 small photographs missing, condition: very good.

  Pages with captioned photographs ,

  • Christmas 1928, Wengen and winter sports
  • 7 little South Africans-far from home! (incl.'Pinkie' Hill, mining personality)
  • Summer at Oxford
  • Summer Term 1929, Oxford
  • New College 1929
  • Summer vacation 1929
  • At Manston with the Oxford University Air Squadron (O.U.A.S.)
  • O.U.A.S. 2nd camp
  • Squadron Hanger, Manston
  • Squdron 'plane over Canterbury Cathedral
  • Squadron 'plane over Cliftonville, Margate
  • Norfolk Broads, august 1929
  • Confederation Internationale Des Etudiants, CIE, (International Confederation Of Students) 11th Congress, Budapest, August 10th-24th, 1929
  • Wien, homeward journey
  • Munchen, Nurnberg, Rothenburg, Frankfurt am Maine, Koln, Heidelberg, The Black Forest, Lucerne, the Axenstrasse, Furka Pass, Rhone glacier, Scheidegg (Eiger), Spiez,
  • Winter Sports, Lenk
  • Christmas 1929, Leukerbad
  • Montreux
  • Mombasa
  • Summer Vacation. 1930
  • Sussex, Swanage

The O.U.A.S. was formed in 1925.

Jim Bailey, the son of Sir Abe Bailey and pioneer aviator Lady Mary Bailey joined the Royal Air Force as a pilot in September 1939, directly  from the O.U.A.S.

After University, the owner of the photo-album, W.H.Felling, held a position at the newly-formed South African Iron and Steel Industrial Corporation (Iscor).

  • Overall Condition: very good

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