Caption: 'The presentation of the cheque by Prime Minister W.M. Hughes'. Copy of a photograph showing the presentation of the cheque to the winning crew of the first flight from England to Australia. Captain Sir Ross MacPherson Smith, Lieutenant Sir Keith MacPherson Smith, Lieutenant James Mallett Bennett, and Lieutenant Walter Henry Shiers, by Prime Minister William Hughes, along with other parliamentarians, on the steps of Parliament House, Melbourne, on 27 February 1920. See also B 17705.