Statue of Jean Batten; Fairfield, Geoff; 1989-1995; 2018.170.87

Name/Title

Statue of Jean Batten

About this object

A statue of Jean Batten is located outside Auckland International Airport, New Zealand, and honours the life of New Zealand aviator Jean Batten. The bronze statue is the work of Anthony Stones. It was unveiled on 5 October 1989 by the Governor-General of New Zealand, Sir Paul Reeves. It depicts Batten holding flowers in her left arm and waving with her right.

Maker

Fairfield, Geoff

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1989-1995

Measurements

9 x 13

Object Type

Print, Photographic

Subject and Association Keywords

Monuments & memorials

Subject and Association Keywords

Sculpture

Subject and Association Keywords

Aviators

Subject and Association Keywords

Gardens

Subject and Association Keywords

Airports

Subject and Association Keywords

Batten, Jean, 15 September 1909 – 22 November 1982

Subject and Association Keywords

Auckland International Airport, Mangere

Named Collection

Fairfield

Object number

2018.170.87

Copyright Licence  

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