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Aerial photo of the week: Boston, 1860 + reprise

First 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. Washington Street cuts across lower third. Central Wharf (now Aquarium) top left. ┬áMy … Continue reading

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