Aerial photo of the week: Boston, 1860

First successful aerial photograph in the US, by J. W. Black, Oct 13, 1860. Ambrotype┬áprint from a wet-plate negative. Old South Meeting House is at the middle left. ┬áMore detail on this image, and my “same view” photograph made Oct 13, 2012 in the next post.

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Photographer & publisher, specializing in architecture, aerials and views of Boston.
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