Oldest Aerial Photo

boston1860This photograph was posted by Michael Beschloss online. It is believed to be the oldest aerial photograph surviving. Taken from a hot air balloon, it is a bird’s eye shot of Boston in 1860.

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3 thoughts on “Oldest Aerial Photo

  1. I wonder if that is the Old North Church in the center left.

    • Jett

      I don’t know. Outside of Logan Airport, I’ve never been to Boston even though I’ve always wanted to go because I love history so I don’t know enough about the city to say. New England is the only part of the country I haven’t visited. Thanks for popping in! 🙂

  2. WOW! This is incredible!

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