Sir Samuel Hoare gets dressed up for a long flight in leather coat and helmet.
Item title reads: "Our flying Air Minister. Sir Samuel Hoare leaves for 30 days air cruise of the battle in "Iris II" - the largest flying boat in the World."
Air Minister, Sir Stanley Hoare, being kitted up in leather overcoat, flying hat and galoshes by aircrew, is watched by a group of men and women. He poses for the camera flanked by a group of smiling ladies in hats and fur-trimmed coats. The Minister climbs aboard a motor boat along with aircrew and is ferried out to a large seaplane anchored offshore. M/S of the plane taxiing along on the water and taking off, with another seaplane is in the foreground.