VH-UPX de Havilland D.H.60X
Moth (c/n 598)
This photo, from the John Hopton collection,
looks like it was taken in a fog. However, consider
this: The aircraft was registered to the Civil Aviation Branch,
Dept of Defence on 8 May 1931.
month later (8 June 1931) it crashed at remote Tallarook, Victoria.
The wreckage was not found until 24 June
1931. Therefore the time frame for photo taking of
machine was quite short and it is entirely possible that the above poor
image is the only one