November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1229

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 around Basingstoke Canal. Image 117 also links to 660/110 to show same water 'flash' and same townscape. Aldershot Military Town and Stanhope Lines. 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. Also in Jenkins "Colonel Cody and the Flying Cathedral" page 157. 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

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