November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1669

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 of Laffan's Plain looking towards Royal Pavilion built for Queen Victoria in 1856 and cavalry barracks beyond (Aldershot Military Town). Series of images taken from kite at different altitudes. Group ( 642, 650), (112, 644), (653), (549, 551, 646), (506, 643, 652, 654, 662) increases in altitude 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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