November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1226

Post Type: Photo/s

This item was entered by Matthew Sutton. They assume full responsibility for all content.

Creation Year: 1905

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Aerial view looking S.E from Watt's Common towards Aldershot Military Town showing Basingstoke Canal. Image 110 links to 107 and shows same roads and townscape. Image 117 also links to 660/110 to show same water 'flash' and same townscape. Group 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 117, 493, 496, 564, 660, 647, 663 all show views around Basingstoke Canal in the area of Laffan's Plain. See P B Walker "Early Aviation at Farnborough - The First Aeroplanes" Page 107 for map. See also "Diary of Cody's Kite Work 1905" for references in March 1905 to aerial photography of Aldershot Town, Royal Pavilion and Scrogg's Bottom.

Geographic: United Kingdom

Significance: Historical

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