November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1682

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. Images 564 and 117 roughly link left to right and show same townscape. Stanhope and Aldershot Military Town beyond. 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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