Inside the Collection

Tag: P G Taylor

Propeller from Sir Charles Kingsford Smith’s Southern Cross

September 25, 2013

Margaret Simpson
I must have walked past the mounted row of wooden propellers in our large transport store dozens and dozens of times without registering what I was seeing. They are all mostly of beautiful polished timber but it's the broken one that's should have caught my eye.

The Frigate Bird II and her Captain Revealed

March 1, 2010

Melanie Pitkin
The Powerhouse Museum's curatorial transport department was recently assisted by Museum Studies intern, Zinnia O'Brien, to work on a large photographic collection relating to Sir P.G. Taylor. "Who?", you ask.

Meet the curator- Ian Debenham

September 25, 2009

Ian Debenham
Name Ian Debenham (retired February 2010) What is your specialty area? In a former life, I was a Licence Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with Qantas who left and obtained an Honours Degree in Ancient History - Roman economic history to be precise.